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Family of Six Gets Help After West Haven Fire

The Red Cross is helping with emergency housing, food and clothing needs.

WEST HAVEN, CONN., February 20, 2014 – The American Red Cross is helping a family of six with emergency housing, food and clothing needs after a fire today on Wilson Avenue in West Haven. Red Cross volunteers Lionel Dunlap and Eric Hoffman responded to assist the family.

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.