Red Cross Helping 12 After Bloomfield Fire

Twelve people have a place to stay and help with emergency needs after an overnight fire.

BLOOMFIELD, CONN., AUGUST 2, 2013 – The American Red Cross is helping 12 people – seven adults and five children – in one family after an overnight fire in Bloomfield on Wesleyan Terrace. The Red Cross provided help with emergency housing, food and clothing 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.