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Red Cross Helping 14 People After Sunday Fire in Providence

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

PROVIDENCE, R.I., January 26, 2014 - The American Red Cross is helping 14 people in three families after a fire today on Rosedale Street in Providence. A family of two adults and three children received help with emergency food and clothing needs. A family of three adults received help with emergency housing and food needs. A family of two adults and four children received help with emergency housing, food and clothing needs.

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.