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Readers reported a structure fire in Westfield on August 10th at around 8PM, according to this press release from the Red Cross, a family was displaced by that fire, which occured around the 200 block of Mill Street in Westfield.

The structure fire was a trailer and the family lost everything in the fire.

A local person is also helping with the family, email us and we’ll forward your email to them to get connected: editor@tiogafreedomis.com

Here is the Red Cross press release, it covers both the fire in Westfield and one in Lycoming County.

RED CROSS RESPONDS TO FIRES IN TIOGA COUNTY AND LYCOMING COUNTY

Williamsport, PA (Aug. 11, 2013) — American Red Cross volunteers are assisting two adults and 2 children who were displaced by a fire early this morning in the 200 block of Mill Street in Westfield, Tioga County, PA.

The Red Cross assisted the family with food, clothing and bedding, and will follow up to determine any additional disaster needs.

American Red Cross volunteers are also assisting three adults and 2 children who were displaced by a fire this evening in the 200 block of River Road in Muncy Creek Township, Lycoming County, PA.  The Red Cross assisted the family with food and clothing, and will follow up to determine any additional disaster needs.

You can help people affected by disasters like floods, fires, tornadoes and hurricanes, as well as countless crises at home and around the world, by making a donation to support American Red Cross Disaster Relief.

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Your gift enables the Red Cross to prepare for and provide shelter, food, emotional support and other assistance in response to disasters. Visit www.redcross.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS  (1-800-733-2767).

Contributions may be sent to the American Red Cross, 430 W. Orange Street, Lancaster, PA 17603 or 320 E. Third Street, Williamsport, PA 17701 or any one of the local Red Cross offices.

The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization led by volunteers that provides relief to victims of disasters and helps people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.

All American Red Cross disaster assistance is free, made possible by voluntary donations of time and money from caring individuals and, in part, by contributions given through the United Way.

American Red Cross serving Central Pennsylvania A United Way Organization Support of the American Red Cross, and our disaster relief program, will enable us to prepare for and provide shelter, food, emotional support and other assistance in response to disasters, like this one here in Central Pennsylvania, across the country and around the world.

Every year the Red Cross spends an average of $450 million on our Disaster Services program.

That includes not only the cost of the direct services to our clients – feeding, sheltering and emotional support – for the nearly 70,000 disasters we respond to every year.  It also includes the costs to maintain those things that help us provide assistance to people in need.

The local Red Cross does not fundraise for specific victims of a disaster, but rather fundraises to aid those affected by future disasters.