The American Red Cross is helping one family – four adults after a fire today on Wellsville Ave., New Milford. The Red Cross provided assistance to meet the family's immediate needs. Responders included: Art Hopkins, Bert Goff and Sheri MacKenzie.
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 deodorant, toothbrushes, shaving supplies and other items a resident might need when suddenly displaced from their home by a fire.