Red Cross Helping Six People After West Warwick Fire

A team of three volunteers was on the scene for several hours working with the displaced residents to meet their needs in the wake of the fire.

WEST WARWICK, R.I., OCTOBER 2, 2013 – The American Red Cross is helping six adults with emergency housing, food and clothing needs after a multi-unit fire Tuesday night on Main Street in West Warwick. A team of three volunteers was on the scene for several hours working with the displaced residents to meet their needs in the wake of the fire.

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.