BRISTOL, RI – The American Red Cross is helping two families – four adults– two children after a fire on Hope Street, Bristol, June 25. The Red Cross provided assistance to meet the families’ immediate needs. Responders included: Jamie Lynch, Bob Partington, Peter Prowe and Ian Servin.
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.
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.
Those affected will connect with Red Cross caseworkers in the coming days to work on a longer-term recovery plan. The Red Cross can provide assistance through the generosity of our donors and the commitment of our volunteers.