Red Cross helping after Marengo home fire


The American Red Cross of Morrow County is assisting a family of four after a home fire in Marengo on Morrow County Road 170 early Monday morning. Volunteer disaster responders, Dwight McFarland and Bob Cunningham assessed the immediate needs of the individuals living in the home and provided aid for food, lodging, and clothing.

Canteen services were also provided to first responders on-scene during the fire.

Red Cross volunteers will continue to aid the family as needed and assist in long term recovery planning with resources, information, and referrals to partner agencies.

All Red Cross disaster relief is provided free of charge, thanks to the generosity of the American people. You can help people affected by disasters like tornadoes, floods and other crises by making a donation to the American Red Cross. You can donate by visiting redcross.org, calling 1-800-RED CROSS, or texting the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation. Your donation helps provide food, shelter and emotional support to those affected by disasters.

The American Red Cross is a United Way Agency.

Information received from the American Red Cross of Morrow County.