Red Cross

(A sign on the door of a Red Cross shelter set up at Lionville Middle School indicates that pets are not allowed at that location.  Photo by David Madden)

Some Residents Without Power Spend Night At Red Cross Shelters

More than a hundred people spent the night at the Lionville Middle School before a larger shelter opened at West Chester University.

02/06/2014

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Red Cross Helped Dozens Get On Their Feet This Winter, But Resources Are Running Thin

The Red Cross has been busy this winter. The organization is helping dozens of families get back on their feet and their resources are starting to stretch thin.

01/31/2014

Fire in Kingsessing. (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

9 Displaced By Fire In Kingsessing

Nine people were displaced after a late night fire ripped through a set of row homes in the Kingsessing section of the city.

01/28/2014

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Red Cross Responds To Pottstown Fire; Organization On Standby In Case Of Emergency

The organization assisted a family of four after a house fire in the 100 block of Sheridan in Pottstown.

01/21/2014

Image from the Apple iTunes store shows a description and screenshots of the Red Cross app.

Red Cross Launches Pet First Aid App For iPhone And Android

The Red Cross worked with Penn Veterinary hospital for the content of the app.

01/16/2014

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2 Injured, 19 Displaced In Multi-Home Fire In Norristown

The two-alarm fire broke out at a rowhome in Norristown, Montgomery County Saturday afternoon and spread to as many as seven other homes.

01/04/2014

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Family of 4 Displaced After House Fire In Lower Providence Township

The fire was reported at about 10 p.m. at Blackbird Circle and Red Tail Road in Lower Providence Township.

12/11/2013

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EXCLUSIVE: Guide Dog Leads Owner From Burning Home In Southwest Philadelphia

Luther lost his sight 30 years ago and has relied on guide dogs. Monday night it was two-year-old Yates that woke him up from a dead sleep.

12/10/2013

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Crews Discover 1 Person Dead Responding To North Philly Fire

Fire personnel responded to the scene of a fire on the 2300 block of Firth Street around 6:21 p.m. Friday night.

11/29/2013

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Fire Breaks Out At Multi-Use Building In Paulsboro

A fire destroyed a business and several apartments Saturday morning in Paulsboro, Gloucester County.

11/16/2013

(Southeastern PA Red Cross CEO Renee Hughes talks about the typhoon relief efforts. Credit: CBS)

Local Red Cross Provides Aid In Wake Of Typhoon’s Destruction

Judge Renee Cardwell Hughes, CEO of the local Red Cross, says the agency offers a service called “Family Tracing”.

11/09/2013

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America Red Cross Hosts Disaster Training Classes In Philadelphia

The American Red Cross Southeastern Pennsylvania chapter is hosting five days of disaster training courses here in Philadelphia, among those classes is how to care for a pet in a disaster.

10/26/2013

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Red Cross Walk And Run To Save Lives

The Red Cross Walk and Run to Save Lives is taking place at the Philadelphia Zoo on October 5th and organizers insist that there is still time to sign up.

09/22/2013

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14 Displaced By House Fire In North Philadelphia

The Red Cross says 14 people are receiving assistance after a fire in North Philadelphia forced them from their homes.

09/19/2013

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Fire Rips Through Two Homes In Willow Grove

Authorities say the fire started on the porch of one home and quickly spread to a neighboring house, displacing 10 people.

09/07/2013

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