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Red Cross Helps Family of Four After Enfield Fire

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

ENFIELD, CONN., October 15, 2014 – The American Red Cross is helping a family of four – one adult and three children – after a fire today on Burns Avenue in Enfield. The Red Cross is providing help with emergency housing, food and baby needs, as well as stuffed animal toys for the affected children.

Red Cross volunteers Ann Marie Braun, Dave Kemp and Bob and Jan Bertolo 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.