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Red Cross helps 8 people resettle after fire

Posted at 5:55 PM, May 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-20 20:55:58-04

The American Red Cross helped 4 adults and 4 kids find a new place to stay after a fire destroyed an apartment complex. 

The fire happened around 11:30pm Friday on the 1400 block of Elizabeth Avenue near Tropicana and Maryland Parkway. 

The American Red Cross responds to a disaster nearly every 20 hours in Southern Nevada, most of those disasters are house fires. 

Volunteers are needed to help families affected by fires like this one. You can get started at www.redcross.org/southernnevada.