March 13th – One Year Anniversary of Mount Pleasant Fire in DC


Washington, D.C. – On March 13, 2008, the National Capital Area Chapter urgently responded with disaster relief efforts when a five-alarm fire destroyed an entire Mount Pleasant apartment complex – displacing over 200 individuals and families. During the tragic incident, the Red Cross provided care and support to the community, and today, continues to offer encouragement as residents remember the devastation they experienced one year ago.

Learn more by clicking on: Photo; News Video; News Online; Stories from Red Cross Volunteers Who Helped; 2008 Red Cross Press Release.

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