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Red Cross Helping Victims Of Sunday's Apartment Fire

SPOKANE, Wash. - The Red Cross is continuing with their efforts to help residents displaced by Sunday's fire at the Houston House Apartment complex. Five individuals stayed at the shelter last night and the Red Cross has said that the shelter will remain open until every resident of the complex has a permanent place to move into.

54 people were displaced after a fire destroyed the south side of the Houston House Apartments Sunday afternoon. Firefighters battled the flames for nearly two hours and managed to keep the fire from spreading to other parts of the building. The cause is still under investigation.

The Red Cross encourages any resident of the Houston House Apartment complex fire to contact them at 509-326-3330 or come to the shelter at the Spokane Friends Church at 1612 W. Dalke.

During large responses such as these, the Red Cross relies heavily on donations from the community to support its disaster relief services (sheltering, assistance replacing food, clothing and medical items, etc.) Anyone wanting to donate can call the office at 326-3330 or make a secure online donation at www.spokaneredcross.org

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