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West Orange Family Devastated by Fire During Winter Storm Quinn

Credits: Go Fund Me Page

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A West Orange family in the Lourdes neighborhood was devastated after they lost their home in a fire during last week's nor'easter.

The family's belongings that weren't destroyed by the flames were damaged by water and smoke, according to a Go Fund Me page set up by a friend to help Pamela Alfaro, her husband and two young children.

"In a blink of an eye, your life can change drastically," the page states. "...We were extremely lucky to say the least. No one was hurt and we got out safe."

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Pictures show smoke damage to a bedroom and fire damage to other areas of the house.

Attempts to reach out to the family for comment have yet to be successful.

The online fundraiser has raised nearly $1,000 toward the $5,000 goal in less than a day.

Information on how to help the family can be found here:

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