Fire forced two people from their North Charleston home Tuesday night.

North Charleston firefighters extinguished the fire at 7719 Wayfield Circle. The American Red Cross provided the family with two nights at a hotel and money to help replace their food that was lost in the fire.

The Carolina Lowcountry Chapter of the Red Cross has assisted 821 people since January 1. Anyone who would like to help may make a contribution at or by calling (843) 764-2323 ext. 368.