Red Cross Helps Two People After Cranston Fire

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

CRANSTON, R.I., March 1, 2014 – The American Red Cross is helping two people with emergency housing and food needs after a fire today on Wilbur Avenue in Cranston. Red Cross volunteers Michael Cote and Freddy Silva 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