Family gets new home 10 months after apartment destroyed by fire

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Ten months after their apartment was destroyed by fire, a Bridgeport family finally has a permanent place to call home again.

Lori Tracy and her five grandkids moved into their new place over the weekend.

It was back in February that fire ripped through their house on Bond Street, claiming the lives of three cats.

The family has been staying at the Alpha Community Center Shelter ever since.

They say Operation Hope, a local nonprofit, got them the apartment.

"We feel relief about it. We feel good. We're all together. God is good to us. We're struggling a lot but we're getting there," says Tracy.

The family is asking for the public's help with furniture and other needs.

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