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Red Cross Helping 12 People After Meriden Fire

MERIDEN, CONN. – The American Red Cross is helping 12 people – five adults and seven children – in two families with emergency housing and clothing needs after a fire Friday evening, April 12, on Randolph Avenue in Meriden. The Red Cross is also providing comfort kits containing 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. American Red Cross disaster assistance is free of charge, a gift made possible by generous donations and the work of volunteers.