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Red Cross Helping Five People After Providence Fire

PROVIDENCE, RI, JULY 1, 2013 – The American Red Cross is helping three adults and two children in two families with emergency housing and food needs after a fire this morning on Bancroft Street in Providence. 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.