AP NEWS

Red Cross helping one after Bridgeport blaze

February 24, 2019

BRIDGEPORT — The American Red Cross is helping one adult after a fire Sunday on North Avenue in Bridgeport. The Red Cross release did not provide details about the extent or origin of the fire, but said that “those affected will connect with Red Cross caseworkers in the coming days to work on a longer-term recovery plan.”

The Red Cross is also providing comfort kits containing personal care items such as toothbrushes, deodorant; shaving supplies and other items a resident might not have been able to gather in the rush to escape the fire. In addition, a recovery envelope containing information helpful to families recovering from a fire, including tips on cleanup; notification of important contacts; dealing with damaged items and more was provided.

For more information about the Red Cross visit redcross.org.