Red Cross


5 Displaced by Fire in Mansfield

Red Cross is providing shelter and “comfort kits.”


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Dozens Homeless After Waterbury Fires

Waterbury officials say fires at a condominium complex and a multifamily home have left nearly 50 people homeless.


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Fire Displaces Elderly and Disabled Residents

PLAINFIELD, Conn.(CBS Connecticut)  A smoky  fire  drove the  elderly and disabled residents from their home at Lawton House on Babcock Avenue  in Plainfield late Friday afternoon. Plainfield First Selectman Paul Sweet says  fire damage was […]



Fire Routs Meriden Apartment Building

Around two dozen residents have been displaced following an early morning fire in Meriden. Fire Chief Ken Morgan says they got the call around four a.m. to a multi-building apartment complex on Meetinghouse Ridge. Morgan […]


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Hot Weather Safety Tips From The Red Cross

Summer safety tips from the Red Cross.


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Urgent Need For Red Cross Blood Donors

Between the Independence Day holiday and the recent hot weather, Connecticut blood drive donations are down.


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Storm Sandy Recovery Fund Still Has Millions

Seven months after Superstorm Sandy, the Red Cross still hasn’t spent more than a third of the $303 million it raised to assist victims of the storm, a strategy the organization says will help address needs that weren’t immediately apparent in the disaster’s wake.


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Connecticut Region Red Cross Sends Help To Boston

The Red Cross in Connecticut has sent some 100 units of blood products to Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston


Wind-Whipped Fire Spread To Nearby Homes

Torrington officials are trying to determine the cause of a house fire that was fueled by high winds and spread to two nearby homes. No one was injured.



Red Cross Storm Preparation Advice

The Red Cross has issued advice on how to prepare for the coming winter storm.