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Red Cross Helping 10 People After New Haven Fire

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

NEW HAVEN, CONN., August 25, 2014 – The American Red Cross is helping 10 adults in five families with emergency housing, food and clothing needs after a fire this evening on Whalley Avenue in New Haven.

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.