2nd house fire this week in New Baltimore

A second house fire in New Baltimore has left seven homeless. Several fire companies responded to 517 High Rock Road just before 4:30 this morning.  The Red Cross is assisting the victims.

American Red Cross Aids 7 After New Baltimore Fire

Poughkeepsie, NY (August 9, 2018) - Volunteers from the Mid-Hudson Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross provided immediate emergency aid to 7 people after a fire on Thursday morning on High Rock Road in New Baltimore, Greene County.

The Red Cross provided financial assistance for necessities such as shelter, food and clothing to 2 adults and 5 children, ages 5, 8, 9, 13 & 15. Volunteers also offered emotional support and comfort kits containing personal care items and stuffed animals for the children. 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.


The Red Cross relies on the generosity of local donors to help families prepare, respond and recover from disasters in the Mid-Hudson Valley. Please visit redcross.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS to donate to Disaster Relief and help people affected by disasters big and small.

You can also help by volunteering with the Red Cross and responding to home fires and other disasters in your community. Browse current volunteer opportunities now at redcross.org/volunteer.

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