August 30, 2010
Fires on the Rise
Red Cross is There!
Since August 18, 2010, a period of 12 days, Disaster Action Team (DAT) volunteers have responded to 20 fires that occurred in 12 counties with five of those fires taking place in
On August 16, 2010, the chapter was able to help a family of four who experienced major damage to their single-family home in
It’s not even fire season yet!
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Public Information Officer
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American Red Cross
Greater Ozarks Chapter
1545 N. West Bypass
417-832-9500 EXT. 107
Toll Free: 1-866-206-0256 EXT. 107
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Summer-thetime of year for fun at the pool, lake and beach, but accidents canhappen if you take a vacation from safety! The Red Cross has severaltips to help you stay safe in or around the water. First, everyoneshould learn to swim and swim well! Nobody, including adults shouldever swim alone and children should always be supervised! Second,kids and adults who are not strong swimmers should wear