The Red Cross responded to four home fires in Davenport and Bettendorf this week. Pam Gettert is a Disaster Action Team Captain for the region. She helped 21 displaced people in the Quad Cities find shelter and food.
Some Quad Cities residents are learning that the difference between life and death during a house fire could be preparation. This week, American Red Cross volunteers began installing smoke alarms in homes in East Moline.