Red Cross volunteers responded to a fire in Shelbyville on Monday evening located at an apartment complex at 400 Barksdale Lane. The fire affected 8 units and displaced 25 people. Red Cross provided immediate temporary lodging to those families who needed it and will continue to provide emergency assistance on a case-by-case basis, as needed in the next few days.
All Red Cross assistance is provided free of charge, a gift from the American people. The Heart of Tennessee Chapter of the American Red Cross is a non-profit, non-governmental agency dedicated to helping the community prevent, prepare for and respond to disasters. To help replenish the local Disaster Relief fund you can donate online at www.midtnredcross.org or mail a contribution to our local address at 501 Memorial Blvd., Murfreesboro, TN 37129. To get more information about volunteering so that you can help victims of future disasters in your community please call 615.893.4272.