The American Red Cross North Central Ohio Chapter responded to a fire on Pamelia St. in McGuffey this week.


The Red Cross provided assistance for immediate needs such as food and clothing to those affected.


Executive Director Todd James  said they we’re deeply saddened for those who were impacted by this fire.


He urged everyone to take steps to minimize the risk of a fire occurring in their home by removing any fire hazards. James also said everyone should install and maintain smoke alarms and develop a fire evacuation plan.