Red Cross Responds To Collapsed Residential Building Affecting Family Of Five In Bend

Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a home  disaster on
November 11 2017, at approximately 4:15 p.m. in the 60000 block of Lancaster Street in Bend, OR.  This single family building collapse affected three adults and two children The Red Cross provided resources to help address the immediate basic needs of those affected such as temporary housing, food, clothing, comfort kits with toiletry items, information about recovery services, and health and mental health services. Additional information about this incident, if available, may be obtained from the local first responding agency/fire department.

The Red Cross in Oregon and Southwest Washington (the Cascades Region) helps an average
of three families affected by disasters, like home fires, every day. The Red Cross advocates
emergency preparedness and offers the installation of free smoke alarms in our community.
Residents may call (503) 528-5783 or complete an online form at
www.redcross.org/CascadesHomeFire to schedule an appointment.