American Red Cross Helping Eight People After Overnight Fires in Niantic, Gales Ferry; Emergency Shelter Operations Continue in Southeastern Connecticut

The Red Cross is helping eight people in two families after overnight fires in Gales Ferry and Niantic. The fire responses come in addition to shelter operations in Southeastern Connecticut that housed nearly 200 people last night, due to the recent blizzard. In Gales Ferry, the Red Cross is providing help with emergency clothing and... Continue Reading →

Red Cross Shelters Open in Wake of Storm

FARMINGTON, CONN., February 9, 2013 – Red Cross shelters are open in East Lyme and Stonington, providing a safe, warm place for people in Southeastern Connecticut hard-hit by power outages and dealing with storm-related flooding. “Red Cross workers are staffing shelters and welcoming people who have been displaced by the blizzard,” said American Red Cross... Continue Reading →

FARMINGTON, CONN., February 7, 2013 – As a major storm bears down on the region, the American Red Cross reminds people to take precautions when driving in inclement weather. According to the National Weather Service, about 70 percent of winter deaths related to ice and snow occur in automobiles. “The best thing to do is... Continue Reading →

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