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Red Cross Helps Three People After Johnston Fire

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

JOHNSTON, R.I., January 7, 2015 – The American Red Cross is helping a family of three people after a fire Tuesday on York Road in Johnston. The Red Cross is providing help with emergency food and clothing needs. Red Cross volunteers Melissa Shires and Stephen Carr assisted the residents.

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.