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Thursday, Jul 04 2013 01:45 PM

Kern Red Cross assists Laurel Glen house fire victims

By The Bakersfield Californian

Volunteers for the Kern Chapter of the American Red Cross assisted seven victims of a house fire Wednesday in southwest Bakersfield.

Red Cross volunteers provided clothing, food and other necessities to one adult and six children who survived a house fire in the 7200 block of Durango Way, in the Laurel Glen neighborhood.

No other information was immediately available about the condition of the survivors or damage to the house.

The Kern Chapter of the American Red Cross has responded to 73 incidents in 2013, and has helped 247 people so far this year.

-- The Californian