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Red Cross assisting 8 adults, 20 children following East St. Louis fire

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EAST ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – The Red Cross is assisting 20 people after an early morning multi-home fire in East St. Louis.

Eight adults and 12 children are being provided emergency assistance, including shelter, food and clothing, after the fire in the 4000 block of State Street Thursday morning.

The Red Cross said their volunteers also comforted and listened to those in need to provide them with long-term recovery planning and connect them with resources in the community.

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