Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Red Cross, others offer help in aftermath of Shelton fire

   View of aftermath of fire in downtown Shelton. Photo by Patricia Villers/Register

     SHELTON >> The American Red Cross is currently working with 25 people displaced in a multi-unit building fire on Howe Avenue. The Shelton Fire Department and TEAM are also organizing aid for those affected by the fire.
    The Red Cross has been on the scene since Monday morning, working with clients to assess needs for housing, food and clothing. Many residents of the building have been able to make alternate housing arrangements.
   Meanwhile, the local fire department is seeking donations for the immediate needs of the displaced.
   TEAM vice president Diane Stroman said: “We’re trying to assist people in finding apartments.” Stroman said fire victims seeking assistance may call TEAM, 203-736-5420.

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