Officials ask community for donations after fire leaves 9 homeless

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The Bridgeport community is rallying around the nine people left homeless after a vicious fire ripped through their home on Wilmont Avenue Monday evening.

City officials are asking residents to donate food, clothing and other necessities to the three families facing a long road ahead.

MORE: Bridgeport house fire injures 1, leaves 9 homeless

The families returned to their home Tuesday, seeing what they could salvage from the severely damaged homes.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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