The American Red Cross is helping five people – four adults and one child – in two families after a Wednesday night fire on Kimball Drive in New Britain. The Red Cross is providing help with emergency housing and food 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. For more information about the Red Cross and how you can help, visit redcross.org/ct.