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Red Cross Helps Two After East Hartford Fire

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

EAST HARTFORD, CONN., December 5, 2014 – The American Red Cross is helping two adults with emergency housing, food and clothing needs after a fire today on Tolland Street in East Hartford. Red Cross volunteers Larry Berman, Ann Lankford and Ginger Flynn responded to assist the residents.

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.