Red Cross helps four local families affected by house fires

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The Red Cross assisted two Summerville families, one North Charleston family and a Ladson family whose homes were affected by Tuesday afternoon fires.

Officials say a Summerville apartment was destroyed displacing two families who were then provided shelter at a nearby hotel.

A North Charleston house fire also displaced a family of four, including three children.

The Red Cross also assisted a Ladson family after a fire caused minor damage to the family's home.

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