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Local organizations offer help to fire victims

Families are still displaced after the fire at the Avalon Apartments and now they are still looking for ways to get back on their feet.

Two organizations are stepping up to lend a helping hand.

The American Red Cross has been on the scene since Thursday night, helping families find a place to stay and offering to open a shelter.

Valley Interfaith Promise is another organization, helping to set up families with rooms in local churches.

Executive Director Victor Feliciano says "We are hoping to help two families through this. I wish we could serve more but our resources are limited, but we feel two are better than none."

Valley Interfaith also help them find full-time employment so the victims can become totally self-sufficient.

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