Neighbors of the eight families displaced by a fire which ripped through an apartment building in Brentwood on Sunday are looking for donations to help the displaced as they look for new shelter.
Brentwood town officials said that basic necessities like toiletries, food, shoes and clothing are the most needed. Particularly needed are canned foods, soap, deodorant, and women's toiletries.
For clothing, the displaced residents, numbering more than 20, range in age from toddlers to adults, and wear sizes from small to triple-extra-large.
There is also a need for uniform clothes for students at Thomas Stone Elementary School.
Quianna Taylor, one of Brentwood's town employees, said that items may be dropped off at the Brentwood Town Hall at 4300 39th Place during business hours from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Taylor said that neighborhood response to the call for donations has been inspiring.
"All things considered, everybody is very supportive and helpful."