American Red Cross
A two-alarm fire Wednesday afternoon made a four-unit condo in the 11400 block of Woodmeadow Parkway uninhabitable, Dallas Fire Rescue spokesman Jason Evans said.
Parts of Central Texas devastated by wildfires have benefited from more than $4 million in donations and the help of volunteers rebuilding homes.
The Red Cross is running low on resources after helping more than 100 North Texas families in the past three days. Helping with a rash of four apartment fires and 12 single-family home fires has left Red Cross resources depleted.
An apartment resident triggered a three-alarm fire at an apartment complex in the 12500 block of Audelia Road when he tried to start his grill using gasoline Monday afternoon, fire officials said.
A three-alarm fire burned for nearly 90 minutes and destroyed about a third of an apartment complex Sunday in the 4700 block of Eastside Drive.
On Monday the American Red Cross is set to release its Year-End Disaster Summary Report for 2011 and don’t expect the news to be good.
A single-axle truck veered off Highway 5 north of McKinney at about 11:30 a.m., rolled down an embankment and spilled a non-hazardous cleaning solution it was carrying.
Emergency crews in Dallas raced to an apartment fire, but when they arrived, residents were already helping each other escape from the flames.
People who have lost their homes along Possum Kingdom Lake will soon be getting help from the American Red Cross. Thursday’s mission into Palo Pinto County will be the first since the fires and there’s a very specific reason why.
The drought and extreme North Texas heat has caused a water crisis for the local American Red Cross. Now the agency is the one asking for assistance from the public to help replenish their water supply for firefighters and police.
More than 80 residents are now homeless after a fire devastated an apartment complex in Irving on Wednesday night.
At least one resident was killed and another seriously injured during a three-alarm fire that engulfed a two-story apartment building in the 2600 block of East Abrams.