All summer long fires have broken out across the state of Utah. With fires still burning early this morning, we have red flag warnings until later tonight. Due to the fires, many people have been evacuated from their homes, and that's where the Red Cross comes in. Richard Woodruff, the director of communications for the American Red Cross Utah, joined us in studio to discuss the role the Red Cross plays in natural disasters.
As summer kicks into full swing, we need to be cautious of lightning strikes. Every thunderstorm produces lightning, which kills more people each year than tornadoes or hurricanes. The Red Cross has a list of safety precautions you need to take when it comes to being safe from the lightning.
High fire danger season here in Utah has lived up to its name. A rash of house fires have affected more than 10 families. Richard Woodruff, the director of communication for the American Red Cross of Utah, says the Red Cross is well prepared to help assist families affected by events like these.
Page Neal from the Red Cross discuss the wide range of fire danger in Utah.
The American Red Cross has launched a new national campaign to reduce the drowning rate by 50 percent in 50 cities over the next three days. Red Cross Director of Communications Rich Woodruff shares more on how to be safe.
Utah Red Cross Director of Communications Rich Woodruff discusses the many duties of his organization, including some that people may not know about.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) -- The Utah Red Cross is asking for people to step up and donate blood during the holidays to help fill a growing need.
OGDEN, Utah (ABC 4 News) – The off-duty Utah Highway Patrol officer who saved a woman last summer from drowning in a creek was honored at the American Red Cross Heroes Event Wednesday.
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 NEWS) - The Red Cross stopped by Good Morning Utah Tuesday to unveil their new earthquake preparedness app.