Red Cross

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Steve McIntosh
January 07, 2020 - 9:56 am
The American Red Cross has a critical need for blood donors of all types ... especially "O". Jan Hale with the Red Cross in Wichita tells KNSS News over the holidays, volunteers hosted 500 fewer blood drives than normally. The Red Cross collects about 80% of its blood in blood drives. As an...
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KNSS News
January 04, 2020 - 7:15 am
Nearly 30 people had to find another place to stay Friday night, after a fire broke out at an east Wichita apartment complex. It happened around 10 p.m. Friday, in the 7000 block of east Kellogg Drive, between Woodlawn and Rock Road. Wichita Fire crews reported that smoke was visible when they...
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KNSS News
October 28, 2019 - 10:27 pm
A house fire damaged a home in west Wichita, displacing eight people. It happened around 7:15 p.m. Monday night in the 700 block of north Custer, near Central and Zoo Blvd. Acting Wichita Battalion Chief Terry Gresham says because the fire started in the basement, fighting this fire was a bit more...
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Steve McIntosh
January 17, 2019 - 4:40 am
The local Red Cross is asking for blood. Norma Dixon with South Central and Southeast Kansas Red Cross tells KNSS News donations were down during the holidays, by about 27,000 units. The Red Cross has only a three-day supply of blood. They want to keep a five-day supply. You can donate blood at 707...
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March 24, 2018 - 9:16 am
An apartment fire broke out early Saturday morning. It was reported after 8:30 in the 800 block of North Mathewson Avenue, near Murdock and I-135. When crews arrived, fire was showing from the structure. Several units responded and quickly brought the blaze under control and contained it to one...
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Dreamstime
February 17, 2018 - 9:15 am
A house fire in Wichita early Saturday injured one person. It happened just after 7 a.m. Fire crews responded to a house fire in the 1700 block of north Emporia. One person was treated for smoke inhalation. Five adults and one child have been displaced by the blaze and the Red Cross is assisting...
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Dreamstime
August 28, 2017 - 10:11 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) – When the need arises the Red Cross rises to the occasion. Now, two volunteers from the Wichita area are in the Gulf Coast region hit hard by Hurricane Harvey. Chuck Coe and Colin Hoyt have been volunteering for the Red Cross for over 50 years, and this is one more assignment...
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