Photo: Red Cross/Dell/Google Partnership

May 26, 2013

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American Red Cross worker Joe McGraw of Oklahoma City uses Google crisismap at the Dell Connection Center.  This center is located at the Multi-Agency Recourse Center at Westmoore High School in Moore, Oklahoma.  Joe works with these valued partners, who provide the technology to identify areas of damage that need services found at the Resource Center.  This is just one example of how organizations are coming together to help those devastated by the storms. — Photo Credit:  Larry Fortmuller/American Red Cross

Red Cross Responds to 63,111 Home Fires in Fiscal Year 2009

October 9, 2009

October is Fire Prevention Month so we though we’d show you exactly how many fires we responded to this year and give you some tips for preventing a fire in your own home.

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This map illustrates the 63,111 home fires your American Red Cross chapters responded to in our Fiscal Year 2009. We’ve broken down the data by chapter, and it’s really quite stunning.

Thank you all for supporting your local chapters as they arrive on the scene, often in the middle of the night, to these silent events that affect thousands of families each year.

>> Take steps to prevent a fire in your home today


CA Wildfires: Google Map

November 16, 2008
California Wildfires – November 2008

The Red Cross is responding to wildfires currently burning in California. This site will be updated often with updates on the Red Cross response. 

A Google Map of the Sylmar, Orange County fire is now available:

Sylmar, Orange County fire map
View the interactive map


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