The American Red Cross is helping five after Thursday’s Pawtucket fire
PROVIDENCE, RI (February 2, 2023) – The American Red Cross is helping one family – one adult – four children after a fire today on Beverage Hill Avenue, Pawtucket. The Red Cross provided assistance to meet the family’s immediate needs. Responders included: Kathy Wong, John Begina, Thomas 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.