Fundraiser held for Jersey City fire victims

The Grant Avenue fire killed Bishop William Pickett, his wife, and their two adult sons.

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JERSEY CITY - Nearly $5,000 was raised in a fundraiser on Sunday for the families displaced by a fatal fire in Jersey City.

The Grant Avenue fire killed Bishop William Pickett, his wife, and their two adult sons.

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People gathered yesterday to pray and release balloons in the family's honor.

The fundraiser brought in gift cards for the families in the six homes destroyed by the flames.

 

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