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Red Cross Helping Four People After Meriden Fire

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

MERIDEN, CONN., NOVEMBER 4, 2013 – The American Red Cross is helping two adults and two children with emergency housing and food needs after a fire today on Gravel Street in Meriden. Red Cross worker Sue Parker and Red Cross volunteer Lionel Dunlap 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.