Red Cross is helping two adults after fire on Main Street in Norwalk

FARMINGTON, Conn. (January 28, 2023) – The American Red Cross is helping 10 people after two separate fires today in Hartford and Norwalk.

The Red Cross is helping:

  • Five adults – three children after a fire today on Adams Street, Hartford
  • Two adults after a fire today on Main Street, Norwalk

In each instance, the Red Cross provided assistance to meet the families’ immediate needs. Responders included: Steven Chen, Camille Westfall, Larry Berman, Carolyn Breckel, Steven Chen, Cheryl Engels and Frank Cassella.

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.

Red Cross caseworkers will connect with those affected 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 the commitment of our volunteers.


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