Red Cross pitches in to help Goose Creek family after fire
July 21, 2010 at 11:33 AM EST - Updated June 21 at 3:55 PM
GOOSE CREEK, SC (WCSC) — A Goose Creek family of five was forced out of their home after a fire Tuesday afternoon.
The fire occurred at the family's home at 264 Two Hitch Road. It happened around 2 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Goose Creek fire department. Firefighters were able to contain the fire to the kitchen, but the rest of the house sustained smoke damage.
The American Red Cross gave the family some money to replace food and clothing lost in the fire. The Red Cross also made arrangements for the two adults and three children to spend Tuesday night in a local hotel.
The Red Cross has assisted 630 residential fire victims needing aid due to home fires in its seven-county region of Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Hampton and Jasper Counties since January 1.