Fire leaves two families homelessMay 13,2013ST. JOHNSBURY — The American Red Cross says it’s come to the aid of two families living in a building damaged by an early-morning fire Sunday in St. Johnsbury.
The building was evacuated after the fire broke out, and several fire departments responded. The Red Cross provided emergency needs of the families that were displaced.
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