Red Cross Helping One Person After Hartford Fire

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

HARTFORD, CONN., NOVEMBER 2, 2013 - The American Red Cross is helping one adult with emergency housing and food needs after an early morning fire on Sterling Street in Hartford. Red Cross volunteers Gladys Kielb and Carlene Corea responded to assist the displaced resident.

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.