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Red Cross Helps Family of Three After Bridgeport Fire

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

BRIDGEPORT, CONN., September 4, 2014 – The American Red Cross is helping a family of two adults and one child with emergency housing, food and clothing needs, as well as providing a stuffed animal toy for the child, after a fire today on Terry Lane in Bridgeport.

Red Cross volunteers Paul Keegan and Larry Gross 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.