Crime & Public Safety

Hilton Head family displaced by fire

Two adults are being assisted by the American Red Cross after a fire damaged their Gumtree Road home on Hilton Head Island on Monday evening.

The blaze was put out by Hilton Head Island Fire & Rescue Division, A Red Cross news releaser said.

The couple was provided with financial assistance, temporary lodging, food and clothing and hygiene products by the Red Cross, according to the news release.

Anyone who would like to help those affected by residential fires can call the Red Cross at 843-764-2323 or visit