CRANSTON, RI – The American Red Cross is helping one family —
two adults, one child — after a fire Friday on Delway Road, Cranston. The Red Cross
provided assistance to meet the family’s immediate needs. Responders included: Bob
Foti and Salvatore Covais.
The Red Cross is also providing comfort kits containing personal care items such as
toothbrushes, deodorant; shaving supplies and other items a resident might not have
been able to gather in the rush to escape the fire. In addition, 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 was
Those affected will meet 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.