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Red Cross Helping Four People After Woonsocket Fire

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

WOONSOCKET, R.I., February 11, 2014 – The American Red Cross is helping a family of three adults and one child with emergency housing and food needs after a fire today on Hemond Avenue in Woonsocket. Red Cross team members Phil Stocking and Melissa Shires 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.