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Red Cross assists Myrtle Beach family after house fire

Disaster-trained volunteers with the American Red Cross are assisting Myrtle Beach residents whose home was destroyed by fire late Friday night. (Source: Raycom Media) Disaster-trained volunteers with the American Red Cross are assisting Myrtle Beach residents whose home was destroyed by fire late Friday night. (Source: Raycom Media)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Disaster-trained volunteers with the American Red Cross are assisting Myrtle Beach residents whose home was destroyed by fire late Friday night.

According to a news release, the blaze took place on Plantation Road.

The Red Cross is helping two adults and two children by providing financial assistance for food, clothing and other essentials.

The Red Cross is celebrating 100 years of service in South Carolina during March, which is Red Cross Month.

Follow these steps to become a Red Cross community hero:

  • Creating a household emergency preparedness plan
  • Testing smoke alarms and reminding neighbors to do the same
  • Give blood or a make a financial donation
  • Become a Red Cross volunteer
  • Learn lifesaving skills from Red Cross classes, like lifeguarding or CPR

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