Red Cross Helping Two Families After Enfield Fire

Red Cross offers brush fire safety tips
The Red Cross is helping with emergency housing, food and clothing needs.

ENFIELD, CONN., July 28, 2014 – The American Red Cross is helping seven people – five adults and two children in two families – after a fire Sunday at a home on Prospect Street in Enfield. The Red Cross is providing a family of two adults with help for emergency housing, food and clothing needs. A family of three adults and two children received help with emergency housing, food, clothing and baby needs, along with stuffed animal toys for the affected children.

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.