North Branford holds fundraiser event for family of New Haven firefighter Ricardo Torres Jr.

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NORTH BRANFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — The town of North Branford hosted a First Responders Appreciation Day this weekend. The event raised funds for the family of New Haven Firefighter Ricardo Torres Jr.

Torres died on May 12 while battling a house fire on Valley Street in the Elm City.

The benefit Sunday was held at the Good Vibes Nutrition on Foxon Boulevard in North Branford.

The day included a raffle, drink specials, a bounce house, face painting, and much more fun for the whole family.

Watch the video above for more.

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