2021-03-13@5:49pm–#Bridgeport CT– Firefighters were called to the 200 block of Parrott Avenue for a structure fire. Firefighters found heavy smoke on their arrival to this multi-family home. One resident was being treated for smoke inhalation. The fire marshal was called to investigate the cause of the fire.
The American Red Cross is helping three families – nine adults after a fire today on Parrot Avenue, Bridgeport. The Red Cross provided assistance to meet the families’ immediate needs. Responders included: Patricia Breen, Tracey Scheer, Sana Sarr, and Benjamin Yamboa.
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.
Those affected will connect 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 the commitment of our volunteers.