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Red Cross Helps Family of Four After Burrillville Fire

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

BURRILLVILLE, R.I., January 29, 2014 – The American Red Cross is helping a family of two adults and two children with emergency housing, food and clothing needs after a fire yesterday on Douglas Pike in Burrillville. Red Cross volunteers Freddy Silva and Marian Juskuv 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.