Red Cross helps Hollywood family after fire

HOLLYWOOD, SC (WCSC) - A kitchen fire damaged the home of a Hollywood family early Wednesday morning.

The Lowcountry chapter of the American Red Cross assisted the family of four, which includes one adult and three children. American Red Cross volunteers provided the family with temporary housing and funds to help replace food destroyed in the fire.

Red Cross volunteers will follow up with the family to assure that their long-term needs have been met. Red Cross mental health and health services staff will follow up with the family to offer additional support.

Since the beginning of 2010, the American Red Cross has assisted 830 victims of home fires in its seven-county Region, which includes Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Hampton and Jasper counties.

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