The American Red Cross is helping six people – five adults and one child – in two families after a fire today on Spruce Avenue in Cranston. The Red Cross is providing help with emergency housing, food and clothing needs.
The Red Cross is also providing comfort kits, containing age and gender appropriate personal care items such as toothbrushes, deodorant, shaving supplies and other items a family might not have been able to gather in the rush to escape the fire. Children's kits include a stuffed toy.
American Red Cross disaster assistance is free of charge, a gift made possible by generous donations and the work of volunteers.