Red Cross volunteers help displaced elderly residents after Braintree fire

Red Cross volunteer David Ruete works to assist those in need at the shelter set up in a nearby Braintree gym. PHOTO BY RED CROSS VOLUNTEER ERIN PRAWOKO

This Easter did not go as planned for many elderly residents of an assisted living home in Braintree. Early Sunday morning, a four-alarm fire struck the Grove Manor Estates at 160 Grove St. Thankfully, nobody was seriously injured.

Red Cross volunteers sprung to action in assisting 16 displaced residents with support, food and shelter. A warming center was set up at a gym nearby.

See more coverage of the fire at NECN, The Patriot Ledger, and WCVB.


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