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Residents Displaced After Philadelphia High-Rise Fire

The fire was reported around 3:30 p.m. on the 200 block of South 13th Street.

10/20/2014

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Massive Fire Damages Several Buildings In Atlantic City

Crews battled a massive fire in Atlantic City overnight that damaged several buildings and displaced more than a dozen people just steps from the boardwalk and casinos.

10/01/2014

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Red Cross Honors PHL Airport For Installing Heart Defibrillators

David Shaffer of Marcus Hook, Pa., 62, was resuscitated at the airport on August 1st while waiting to catch a flight to Houston.

09/25/2014

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Family Displaced By House Fire In West Philadelphia

Flames broke out shortly after 12:30 a.m. Saturday at a home along the 4100 block of Ogden Street in the city’s Belmont section.

09/06/2014

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NJ High Schoolers To Get Mandatory Training on CPR and Defibrillator Usage

A spokesman for the New Jersey School Boards Association says it’s good for high school kids to be trained — just in case.

08/21/2014

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Hear Philly: Wildwood EDM Beach Music Fest Drums Up Support For Red Cross

With an expected 6,000-7,000 people in the crowd, all proceeds will go directly to benefit the American Red Cross for its support of the Jersey Shore in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

07/03/2014

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Local Red Cross Chapter Helps With Tornado Relief Efforts

The American Red Cross in our area is headed to Arkansas to assist with tornado relief efforts.

04/28/2014

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04/28/2014

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Red Cross ‘Digital Volunteers’ Give You A Role In Disaster Relief

Even though Dallas, Texas and Philadelphia are nearly 1,500-miles apart, 8 volunteers with the South Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the Red Cross are on the front lines, helping out with the storm response down there.

04/27/2014

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One Dead After Fire Rips Through Delaware County Home

Delaware County fire officials are investigating the cause of a fire early Saturday morning in Brookhaven that claimed one life and forced four families out of their homes.

04/12/2014

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Philadelphia Red Cross Volunteers Help at Scene of Wash. State Mudslide

The local Red Cross chapter now has two volunteers — one a mental health counselor and the other a communications representative — working in the Washington state disaster zone.

03/27/2014

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What’s Cooking On 1060: Local Marketplace, Global Recipes, and More!

This week on “What’s Cooking,” KYW’s Hadas Kuznits reports on a new food market/restaurant coming to Old City, a new cookbook by a Philadelphia author, and the Red Cross’ annual ball.

03/06/2014

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Elderly Couple Dies In Kingsessing House Fire

Fire Commissioner Lloyd Ayers says the cause of the blaze has yet to be determined, but there were plenty of potential fire hazards.

02/22/2014

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Fire Rips Through Apartment Building In Bucks County

Investigators are looking into the cause of an overnight apartment fire that displaced at least a dozen people in Croydon, Bucks County.

02/16/2014

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Dozens Displaced After Fire In Northeast Philadelphia

The Red Cross says 26 adults and three children were affected by the Michener Avenue fire, which broke out early Sunday morning.

02/09/2014

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