The American Red Cross Wayne Pike Chapter is assisting two adults and one child who were displaced by a single family fire early Monday morning Feb. 11 on Pear Court, Matamoras.

The Red Cross provided food/groceries, clothing, shoes and seasonal garments for the family and will follow up with additional services, if needed.

Matamoras, Westfall Township and Millrift fire departments were dispatched at 12:32 a.m. New York and New Jersey fire companies also were called out.

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. Your gift enables the Red Cross to prepare for and provide shelter, food, emotional support and other assistance in response to disasters. Visit

or call 1-800-RED-CROSS, (1-800-733-2767). Contributions may also be sent to the American Red Cross, Northeast Pennsylvania Region, 2200 Avenue A, Bethlehem, PA 18017, or any one of the local Red Cross chapters.