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Red Cross opens warming centers in response to ice storm and power outages

By Olivia Albright, Assignment Editor / Web Producer, OAlbright@wfmz.com
Published On: Feb 05 2014 05:17:36 PM CST
Updated On: Feb 06 2014 10:50:09 AM CST
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The American Red Cross has opened warming centers to accommodate those affected by the ice storm and power outages in Bucks, Chester and Delaware counties.

In Bucks County, Maple Point Middle School at 2250 Langhorne Yardley Rd. will act as a warming center. Pets are not allowed.

Lionville Middle School at 550 W. Uwchlan in Exton is an available warming center in Chester County that welcomes pets.

Avon Grove High School in West Grove, Chester County has been closed since 3 p.m. Wednesday.

In Delaware County, the Springfield Township Municipal Building at 50 Powell Rd. will open its doors as well.

For immediate updates, follow @redcrossphilly @dcschrader and @telesara on Twitter.

The Red Cross pet first aid app includes features that will locate the nearest pet friendly hotels to your location. Find it here or by searching Red Cross on the iPhone App and Google Play stores.

For the current list of warming shelters, visit the Red Cross website.