Fire Saturday night in West Coxsackie left two people homeless. Five Greene County fire companies were called to 228 Scheller Park Road just before 9pm. No word yet on the extent of damage. The Red Cross is reporting that they are assisting two people who lived there:
American Red Cross Aids Two After Coxsackie Fire
(June 25, 2017) - Volunteers from the Mid-Hudson Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross provided immediate emergency aid to two people after a fire Saturday night on Scheller Park Road in Coxsackie, Greene County.
The Red Cross provided financial assistance for necessities such as food and clothing to two adults. Volunteers also offered emotional support and comfort kits containing personal care items, as well as health services. In the coming days, Red Cross staff and volunteers will remain available to help those affected by the fire as they navigate the road to recovery.
In 2016, the Red Cross responded to more than 400 home fires and other disasters in the 24-county Eastern New York Region. Red Cross staff and volunteers provided assistance, care and comfort to more than 2,000 local residents last year.
All Red Cross assistance is provided free of charge and made possible by the generosity of the public. To donate to Red Cross Disaster Relief and help people affected by disasters big and small, visit www.redcross.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.
To join the Red Cross as a disaster responder, visit www.redcross.org/volunteer, enter your home zip code and select “Disaster Services” as your area of interest. Local volunteers are needed now to help the Red Cross provide disaster relief across Northeastern New York.