Monday, August 8, 2016

Responding to Tornado Damage in Freedom Hills, Wyoming

A tornado touched down in Freedom Hills, Wyoming, east of Gillette, Sunday evening. Red Cross was called but was told that conditions were unsafe until this morning.  According to Red Cross damage assessment teams, 3 manufactured homes were destroyed displacing nine people. Thirteen other homes were damaged by the tornado. Our teams assisted nine people with basic immediate needs that included temporary lodging assistance. Our casework will continue as long as needed.

More information will be forthcoming. In the meantime you should download the free Red Cross app, Emergency. This app can provide important information before, during and after a disaster. To get the app go to your favorite app provider or download the app from

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