(File photo)
(File photo)

VAN WERT — Van Wert CERT responded to a house fire on Blaine Street on Friday afternoon. CERT supplied hydration and Subway sandwiches to the responders, and gave assistance to the family of three and two pets that were left homeless due to the fire.

The following donations are needed for the family:

All household items

Men's pant size 32/36

Men's shirt size large

Men's shoe size 13/14

Women's pant size 3X (no jeans)

Women's shirt size 3X

Women's shoe size 11

Girl's Pant size 10

Girl's shirt size 10

Girl's shoe size 1 1/2

Clothing and household items can be dropped off to Salvation Army Swift Store located at 1116 S. Washington St. in Van Wert until Friday, Aug. 16 under the name "Ringwald."

Monetary donations can be dropped off to Van Wert County Foundation located at 138 E. Main St. in Van Wert under the name "Ringwald."

Any questions please call the EMA office at 419-238-1300.

CERT is an United Way Agency.