Red Cross Helping Six People After Sunday Fire in New Haven

Red Cross responding to home fire
The Red Cross is providing help with emergency housing, food, clothing and baby needs, as well as stuffed toys for the displaced children.

The American Red Cross is helping six people – four adults and two children – after a fire Sunday afternoon in New Haven on Sheffield Avenue. The Red Cross is providing help with emergency housing, food, clothing and baby needs, as well as stuffed toys for the displaced children.

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.