Arlington Disaster Warehouse(s) 174,000 SF; largest in U.S.Arlington Disaster Warehouse(s) 174,000 SF; largest in U.S.https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=33392014-08-18T10:51:00Z2014-08-18T09:58:00Z

ARLINGTON - The American Red Cross assistance group's largest U.S. disaster supplies warehouse will open Aug. 20, 2014. The 174,000-sf facility is located on New York Ave.

Red Cross officials announced the Disaster Field Supply Center in Arlington will have enough items to support up to 100,000 victims.

The warehouse will have thousands of cots, blankets, personal hygiene items, cleanup kits, coolers and cooking supplies.

The Arlington location will also host blood drives and first aid courses and will become home to a new Disaster Action Team that will respond to local emergencies in Arlington, Mansfield, Kennedale and Grand Prairie.

Source: NBC DFW

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