Eight people were forced out of their homes overnight after a fire broke out around 2 a.m. in a first-floor unit.
Several families were forced out of their homes thanks to an overnight fire in a Florissant apartment building, according to a report from Fox2Now. The fire reportedly broke out around 2 a.m., and when crews arrived at the scene, they food a fire in the bedroom of a first-floor unit. While the flames were contained quickly and no one was hurt in the blaze, the Red Cross was called to help provide food, shelter and clothing for the displaced families. Eight people were inside the 12-unit building at Mescalero and Mendocina. Fox2 reports that most of the residents had a place to go, but one family would receive help with shelter from the Red Cross. No word on how the fire started. Stick with Florissant Patch for updates on this situation as …
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Six area churches pool their resources to serve Thanksgiving dinner to those in need.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Jeff Brandt
Thursday, November 25, 2010
While families and friends gather around dining room tables Thursday, a group of churches has opened their doors and offered their companionship to people of all backgrounds for a free Thanksgiving dinner. From 11:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. this Thursday, St. Ferdinand Catholic Church will host the 12thAnnual Ecumenical Thanksgiving Dinner. The event — sponsored by Halls Ferry Christian Church, Lutheran Church of the Good Shephard, St. Sabina Catholic Church, St. Martin De Porres Catholic Church and St. Angela Merici Catholic Church — will be held at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church, 1765 Charbonier Road, who's another participating sponsor . "We have over 100 people already signed up to volunteer," Ecumenical Thanksgiving Dinner Vice President …