Red Cross volunteers deploy to flood areas

Three more Capital Area Chapter American Red Cross volunteers deployed to southern Illinois to assist flood victims.

A couple from Salem deployed Sunday and a Jefferson City resident left Monday. All three will report to Red Cross headquarters in Murphysboro, Ill., to work with clients to assess their immediate emergency needs.

The deployment is scheduled for seven to 10 days. Six chapter volunteers are now in the Murphysboro headquarters.

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