Fire-Red Cross

The American Red Cross said it provided assistance at the site of the downtown Winona fire today..

Executive Director Marie Barrientos said they responded at 4:00 a.m. and provided food and beverages to the emergency responders and firefighters at the scene.

Barrientos said the Red Cross has partnered with Winona State University to get 10 displaced college students into housing at WSU. Two people were placed at a local hotel.

It's unkown eactly how many people were displaced.

Barrientos said offers of assistance also came in from Hy Vee, Sammy's Pizza, McDonald's, and Kwik Trip. The Community Bible Church offered space for displaced residents if needed......   

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