Bridgeport family reeling from home-destroying fire

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A Bridgeport family whose home was destroyed by fire this week is reeling from what they describe as the most horrific experience of their lives.

On Wednesday, a fire ripped through the home of Paula Ramirez and her family of five on Kelsey Street in the East End, destroying everything they own but the clothes on their back.

Paula Ramirez is still recovering from cancer and says this traumatic experience has compounded the stress and hardship in her life.

Ramirez’s sister has taken in the family in the meantime.

The family has set up a GoFundMe page to help with a new apartment.

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