Disaster volunteers with the American Red Cross St. Louis Area Chapter are assisting a Pontoon Beach family after an afternoon home fire.
The Red Cross provided access to meals and shelter for a family of two adults and four children.
The Red Cross is part of the “All Ready” campaign, a unified effort among emergency preparedness experts in the bi-state region that focuses on the importance of individual preparedness. The campaign encourages the three critical steps of preparedness: make a plan, get a kit, be informed.
For information, call 1-800-RED-CROSS (733-2767) or visit www.redcross.org.