Local American Red Cross volunteers are helping three people in Madelia after a home fire on the 100 block of Gilbert Ave. S.W. and two people after a home fire on the 7000 block of 2nd St. in New Auburn. 

"After devastating fires, Red Cross volunteers connect with those affected ensuring they have a safe, warm place to stay, additional necessities, plus emotional support and help with long-term recovery planning," said Leah Pockrandt, Executive Director of the American Red Cross serving Southwest Minnesota. 

-KEYC News 12