CRANSTON, RI (February 25, 2022) – The American Red Cross is helping six families – 13 adults – four children after a fire today on Lincoln Avenue, Cranston. The Red Cross provided assistance to meet the families’ immediate needs. Responders included: Sheri McKenzie, Ginger Flynn, Laura Callahan, Tom Perrin, and Ernie Labbe.
The Red Cross also provided 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. The Red Cross is also providing comfort kits containing personal care items such as toothbrushes, deodorant; shaving supplies and other items a resident might need when suddenly displaced from their home by a fire.
Those affected will connect with Red Cross caseworkers in the coming days to work on a longer-term recovery plan. The Red Cross is able to provide assistance through the generosity of our donors and commitment of our volunteers