Firefighters raise money for 2 kids orphaned by fire

THE BRONX - A group of firefighters has teamed up to raise money for two young children they saved from an April fire on Prospect Avenue.

Three-year-old Cielo and 5-year-old Juanito are the only survivors of their family of five. The children lost both parents and an older brother, and are now in the care of an uncle.

The firefighters have already raised nearly $1,000 for the kids.Wake held for family killed in Prospect Avenue fireInvestigators: Building of fatal fire illegally divided1 child, 2 adults dead in Belmont fire

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