FARMINGTON, CONN., NOVEMBER 9, 2013 - The American Red Cross is helping 15 people – 10 adults and five children – in five families after fires today in New Haven, Westbrook and Bristol.
In Bristol, the Red Cross is helping a family of three adults and two children with emergency food and clothing needs after a fire on Fair Street. The children also received stuffed toys. Volunteers Sandee Sorel-Leduc and Joe Gavagni responded to assist the family.
In Westbrook, the Red Cross is helping five adults in three families with emergency food and clothing needs after a fire on Bellstone Avenue. Red Cross workers Sue Parker and Rebecca Johnson responded to assist the families.
In New Haven, the Red Cross is helping a family of two adults and three children with emergency housing, food and clothing needs after a fire on Whalley Avenue. The children were provided stuffed toys. Volunteers Lionel Dunlap and Peter Fusco responded to assist the family.
American Red Cross disaster assistance is free of charge, a gift made possible by generous donations and the work of volunteers.