Three People Get Help After New London Fire

The Red Cross is helping with emergency housing needs.

NEW LONDON, CONN., February 27, 2014 – The American Red Cross is helping three people in two families with emergency housing needs after a fire this afternoon on Jefferson Avenue in New London. Red Cross team members Norma Pabon, Sue Rochester Bolen and Fred Bolen 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.