The American Red Cross of Wayne Pike

is assisting two adults and three children who were displaced by a fire Wednesday morning, March 6, from 142 Maple Avenue Lake Ariel.

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

Lake Ariel Fire Department arrived on scene at 8:42 a.m. Chief Mike DiPierro said that the fire started on the back porch and spread to the living room. The blaze was out by 9:07 a.m. No injuries were reported.

Maplewood, Hamlin, Ledgedale and Jefferson Township fire companies assisted, and Hamlin had an ambulance on scene.

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.


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.

The Wayne Pike Chapter office is located at the Hawley Silk Mill in Hawley. They may be reached at (570)476-3800.