American Red Cross aids four after Castorland fire

WATERTOWN, NY — Volunteers from the North Country Chapter of the American Red Cross provided immediate emergency aid to four people after a fire Saturday afternoon on Ridge Road, Castorland, in Lewis County.

The Red Cross provided financial assistance for necessities such as shelter, food and clothing to two adults and two children, ages 10 and 7 months.

Volunteers also offered emotional support and comfort kits containing personal care items and stuffed animals for the children.

In the coming days, Red Cross staff and volunteers will remain available to help those affected by the fire as they navigate the road to recovery.