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Bergenfield Family Whose House Burned Down Comprised Of Nurses, Teachers

The Acosta family.
The Acosta family. Photo Credit: GoFundMe

A family of nurses and grade school teachers in Bergenfield was displaced after a fired ravaged through its Bergen Avenue home.

The occupants included mom Winnie Acosta, a registered nurse; her twin daughters, Jillian, also a nurse, and Janelle, a school teacher, and their poodle. All four made it out safely and uninjured. Winnie's son, Marky, is in Los Angeles pursuing a master’s degree in English.

More than $3,700 had been raised for the family on a GoFundMe as of Saturday afternoon.


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