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Red Cross Assists 7 Families Displaced by 4-Alarm Bronx Fire

Red Cross workers responding to a fire
Red Cross responders provided all seven households with emotional support, emergency housing, personal hygiene kits, and funds for food and clothing.

American Red Cross disaster relief workers provided comfort and assistance to 36 residents from seven families displaced by a four-alarm fire that engulfed three buildings on Jackson Avenue in the Bronx Sun., Dec. 16. At the scene, Red Cross responders provided all seven households with emotional support, emergency housing, personal hygiene kits, and funds for food and clothing.

Red Cross also provided water and snacks to first responders battling the blaze.

Many of the families affected are expected to visit Greater New York Red Cross headquarters in Manhattan today to meet one-on-one with caseworkers, who will help them with their longer-term needs.

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