Increase in Red Cross Responses

By WTAJ News

Published 11/22 2013 04:50PM

Updated 11/22 2013 04:52PM

ALTOONA, BLAIR COUNTY – American Red Cross Volunteers have been busy in November, responding to 10 local incidents since the beginning of the month.

Volunteers in Blair, Bedford, and Centre counties have provided direct assistance to 47 people with shelter, food and clothing. In Blair County alone the Red Cross has assisted 22 people since November 15th.

The Red Cross is urging individuals practice fire safety to prevent residential fires during the holiday season.

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