July 17, 2013 - 8:39 AM
In response to a devastating apartment fire that ousted residents at 445 Franklyn Road from their homes Saturday, the Red Cross is now offering additional support.
Residents from Rutland's Bristol Apartment building can meet with the Red Cross today if they still require assistance with shelter, food and basic necessities.
Emergency Social services has placed the Red Cross in charge of handling any of the residents' outstanding needs.
Those residents are asked to meet at the Salvation Army Church at 1480 Sutherland Avenue today from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Later this evening Emergency Social Services will be meeting at the church with residents from the Legacy apartment building - also left homeless after yesterday's fire broke out just blocks away from the Bristol apartments.
To contact the reporter for this story, email Julie Whittet at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (250) 718-0428.
News from © InfoTel News Ltd, 2013