Structure Fire in Mountain ViewOctober 29, 2018, 4:08 PM HST (Updated October 29, 2018, 4:10 PM)
American Red Cross volunteers responded this afternoon to a residential fire in Mountain View today that caused damage to the home and affected at least one resident.
Red Cross disaster volunteers are heading to the scene to meet with affected residents and ensure their immediate emergency needs for food, shelter and clothing are met.
Caseworkers will continue to follow-up with anyone affected in the coming weeks to provide referrals, guidance or additional assistance as needed to help with the recovery process.
The Red Cross encourages all families to make a disaster plan to include an evacuation plan with two different routes of escape, a communications plan to help families reconnect after disaster and a disaster supplies kit that is readily available to aid in a quick evacuation. Information on developing a family plan is available to the public online, or a brochure can be requested by calling (808) 734-2101.