At 5:42 a.m. on Saturday, July 10, 62 firefighters from the Charlotte Fire Department responded to reports of a fire at the Devonshire Court Condominiums at 8124 Termaine Court in East Charlotte.
Ten Red Cross volunteers were quickly on the scene to provide snacks and drinks for the firefighters and other first responders. The Red Cross also met with the families displaced by the fire to provide assistance for basic needs as well as provide comfort.
Eight apartment units were affected; of those, six were occupied. The Red Cross provided assistance for food, clothing and shelter for the families in need.
“The building was pretty much destroyed,” said Red Cross volunteer Gene Judd.
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