Bridgeport families receive donated coats

The frigid cold invading southwestern Connecticut calls for heavy winter coats, and now some needy families in Bridgeport are getting some help all because of

The victims of the fire received such a great number of warm clothing that the additional items are being donated.

The victims of the fire received such a great number of warm clothing that the additional items are being donated. (2/12/16)

BRIDGEPORT - The frigid cold invading southwestern Connecticut calls for heavy winter coats, and now some needy families in Bridgeport are getting some help all because of a major fire.

On New Year's Day, a fire burned a condominium complex on Charles Street to the ground, leaving about 125 people displaced.

The victims of the fire received such a great number of warm clothing that the additional items are being donated to those in need.

The next coat distribution will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday at Saint John's Episcopal Church.

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