Red Cross volunteers needed in Somerset area

The American Red Cross is seeking volunteers with flexible schedules to respond to single and multi-family home fires in and around the Lake Cumberland area. Red Cross Disaster Action Team volunteers assist families with shelter, support and access to basic needs after a home fire – often arriving on scene even as the fire is still burning.

An orientation for new volunteers is scheduled from 6 to 7 p.m. Feb. 9 at Hal Rogers Training Center, 180 Oak Leaf Lane, in Somerset. Volunteers may apply online by visiting

For more information, contact the American Red Cross at 859-893-2395.