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Red Cross Helping Two People After East Providence Fire

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

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I., February 8, 2014 – The American Red Cross is helping two people with emergency housing and food needs after a fire this afternoon on White Avenue in East Providence. Red Cross volunteers Pat Quinn and Emily Quinn 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.