American Red Cross aids three after Watertown fire

WATERTOWN, NY — Volunteers from the North Country Chapter of the American Red Cross provided immediate emergency aid to three people after a fire on Friday morning on Aspen Lane in Watertown (Jefferson County).

The Red Cross provided financial assistance for necessities such as shelter, food and clothing to two adults and one, 1-year old child. Volunteers also offered emotional support and comfort kits containing personal care items and stuffed animals for the child.

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.