18 left homeless after Brockton fire
George Rizer for The Boston Globe
Sixteen adults and two children are homeless following a three-alarm fire in Brockton early this morning, the American Red Cross said.
The Red Cross sent volunteers to a fire at 33/35 Park St. in Brockton at 2:55 a.m., where the 18 people fled the building in their pajamas, spokeswoman Ashley Studley said in an e-mail. The building appears to be a three-story multi-family residence.
The city of Brockton bused those displaced by the fire to a hotel. Red Cross volunteers provided food and clothing, along with toys for the children.
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