American Red Cross aids six after Champion fire

WATERTOWN, NY (September 25, 2018) – Volunteers from the North Country Chapter of the American Red Cross provided immediate emergency aid to a family of six after a fire on Tuesday morning on Route 143 in Champion (Jefferson County).

The Red Cross provided financial assistance for necessities such as shelter, food and clothing to two adults and four children, ages 2 to 15.

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.