WATERBURY, CONN., NOVEMBER 2, 2013 – The American Red Cross is helping three adults in two families with emergency food and clothing needs after an overnight fire on Griggs Street in Waterbury. The families were able to make other housing arrangements. Red Cross volunteers John Lennon and Edward Griggs responded to assist the families.
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.