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Red Cross Helps Eight People After Stamford Fire

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

STAMFORD, CONN., December 3, 2014 – The American Red Cross is helping eight people – seven adults and one child in three families – after a fire earlier today on Highland Road in Stamford. Six adults and one child in two families received help with emergency housing and food needs. A single adult received help with emergency housing, food and clothing needs.

Red Cross volunteers Rich Agatstein and Stephen Henderson 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.