Red Cross Helping 10 People After Pawtucket Fire

The Red Cross is providing stuffed toys for the displaced children.

PAWTUCKET, R.I., OCTOBER 2, 2013 – The American Red Cross is helping 10 people – three adults and seven children – in one family after a fire earlier today on Vale Street in Pawtucket. The Red Cross is providing help with emergency housing, food and clothing needs. The Red Cross will be providing stuffed toys for the affected 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.