Red Cross Helping Four People After Winchester Fire

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

WINCHESTER, CONN., December 20, 2013 – The American Red Cross is helping a family of two adults and two children with emergency housing, food and clothing needs after a fire Thursday evening on Ashley Road in Winchester. The Red Cross also provided stuffed animal toys to the displaced children. Red Cross volunteers Amy Thomas, John Lennon and Jaye Markwell 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.