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Red Cross Helps Family of Three After Bristol Fire

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

BRISTOL, CONN., March 31, 2014 – The American Red Cross is helping a family of one adult and two children with emergency housing, food and clothing needs after a fire today on Mercier Avenue in Bristol.

Red Cross volunteers Karl Kuhn and Scott Glenney 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.