STAMFORD - Today marks six months since the deadly Christmas fire in Stamford.

The fire claimed the lives of three little girls, 9-year-old Lily and 7-year-old twins Sarah and Grace, along with their grandparents.

News 12 Connecticut - sat down exclusively with the girls? father, Matthew Badger. Badger says there is not a day he's not in pain. He tells News 12 that he remembers the day his ex called to tell him what happened. Badger says it's a phone call he'll never forget.

Badger has created the Lily-Sarah-Grace fund to keep his daughters? memories alive and help public schools with struggling art programs.