The Red Cross helped Wisconsin families affected by
home fires more than any other disaster this year.
Nearly 35-hundred people affected by home fires were
given some form of support through the non profit
between January and December.
That ranges from food and a blanket.
to help with lodging and money to replace lost belongings.
Because of the large number of home fires.
the Red Cross started a campaign to reduce the number
of deaths and injuries from home fires by 25 percent
That starts with fire safety education.
One is to have a working and well maintained smoke
alarms and the second is to develop and practice fire
escape plans with their family.
The Red Cross is looking for volunteers to train and
be a part of the disaster response team.
in case of something like a home fire in our area.