Red Cross helps Sandy Hook family after fire on Berkshire Road

The American Red Cross is helping one family – one adult after a fire today on Berkshire Road, Sandy Hook. The Red Cross provided assistance to meet the family's immediate needs. Responders included: Art Hopkins, John Klopfenstein and Jim Murdy.

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.

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.


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