Red Cross helps fire victims in Goose Creek, North Charleston

Red Cross volunteers were on scene today to help two families displaced from their homes by fires.

A fire heavily damaged a mobile homeat 134 Oakside Drive in Goose Creek.

The fire broke out in the living room about 6 p.m. Monday, Creek Rural Fire Department Assistant Chief Robert Maibach said. Fire damage was contained to the living room, but smoke damaged the rest of the house, he said.

The home was occupied by a single man, according to the Red Cross.

A fire broke out at 139 Manor Road in North Charleston shortly after midnight today. The Ashley River Fire Department responded.

Two people lived in the house, according to the Red Cross.

Red Cross volunteers provided both the Goose Creek man and the North Charleston family with money to replace food and clothing, temporary shelter, a comfort kit containing personal hygiene items, T-shirts and referrals to partner agencies.

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