American Red Cross aids six after fire in town of Brownville

WATERTOWN, NY – Volunteers from the Central & Northern New York Chapter of the American Red Cross provided immediate emergency aid to six people after a fire Tuesday afternoon on Reasoner Road in Watertown, Jefferson County.

The Red Cross provided financial assistance for necessities such as shelter, food, and clothing to two adults and four children, ages 5, 8, 11, and 15.

Volunteers also offered emotional support, and in the coming days, Red Cross staff and volunteers will remain available to help those affected by the fire as they navigate the road to recovery.


The Red Cross relies on the generosity of local donors to help families prepare, respond and recover from disasters in Central & Northern New York. Please visit or call 1-800-RED-CROSS to donate to Disaster Relief and help people affected by disasters big and small.