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"You look at all these people that have been deployed to all these disasters - 92 percent of them were volunteers, so we're always looking for volunteers", Dinsdale said.

The press release states that "we are now entering the coldest months of the season, which means the threat of home fire deaths is still very real".

When the Red Cross opened a shelter over the summer in Hungry Horse in response to wildfire evacuations in Glacier National Park, he prepared it.

The Red Cross also said in a statement, "To reiterate, the American Red Cross has consistently responded to every family in need following recent house fires in the Milwaukee area, regardless of zip code, and we will continue to do so".

Ross also explained the Red Cross has a number of free apps the public can download for free that offer information and alerts.

Caseworkers work one-on-one with families to create recovery plans.

"We are not expected to jeopardize ourselves if it is not safe", Allemang said.

The Red Cross offers those in need Comfort Kits and blankets, while working towards recovery.

She says, "Our goal is to provide a community wide solution to fix this community wide problem".

Debbie Smith, the Community Executive of the American Red Cross, for all six counties (Adams, Brown, Jackson, Lawrence, Pike, and Scioto) at the local office in Portsmouth, says that there is a lot that volunteers can do locally.

"Home fires are still the most prevalent disasters", Allemang said. Heather Allemang, Red Cross Disaster Program Manager, talks volunteers through detailed processes of assisting clients after going through a disaster.

The Red Cross also reminds people to check their smoke alarms on each level of their home.

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