Fire displaces Goose Creek family
Goose Creek — A family of seven was displaced early this morning when a fire destroyed their home.
The Goose Creek Fire Department responded to the fire at 115 Aldene Ave. The blaze broke out about 3 a.m., and officials have yet to determine the cause.
Volunteers with the American Red Cross Carolina Lowcountry Chapter assisted the home’s two adults and five children.
The Red Cross provided the family with one night of temporary shelter, funds to assist in replacing food and clothing that were lost in the fire, comfort kits containing personal hygiene items and stuffed animals for the children as well as referrals to partner agencies.
The chapter has assisted 89 individuals in its seven-county region since July 1.
The community can support local disaster victims, such as these, by calling 764-2323 ext. 368 or by going to www.lowcountryredcross.org.
A financial donation can be made by sending a check to the American Red Cross, Carolina Lowcountry Chapter, located at 8085 Rivers Ave., Suite F, North Charleston, SC 29406.