As a stray firework destroys her beloved home, a grieving woman “loses everything.”

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As a stray firework destroys her beloved home, a grieving woman “loses everything.”

Pauline Perry, 75, had only recently begun to adjust to life after losing her husband to an unexpected illness when a firework landed in her garden, destroying her home and causing her to ‘lose everything.’

A grieving pensioner who lost her husband two months ago has been forced to flee her home after it was destroyed by a stray firework.

On Friday, Pauline Perry, 75, was at home when the sound of her patio doors “popping” alerted her to a large fire in her back garden.

According to Liverpool ECHO, the pensioner had no idea that a firework had landed in her back garden and set fire to her rattan furniture.

Pauline dashed out to try to put out the fire by moving the furniture, but this only served to invite the fire into her lounge, where it quickly took over.

Neighbors in Norris Green, Liverpool, were horrified to see the flames erupting from the house and rushed to the woman’s aid.

Fire crews reportedly rushed to the scene, but Pauline claims she had already “lost everything” by the time they arrived.

Pauline and her husband Tony Perry had moved to the area six years ago from the Midlands.

Tony, however, developed sepsis two months ago and died just a week after being admitted to the hospital.

Pauline has only recently begun to adjust to life after losing Tony, according to her neighbor Steve Finley.

After a traumatic year, he added, the fire feels like there is “no justice” for the woman.

Following the tragedy, Pauline’s friends and neighbors banded together to raise money for the widow.

After learning of the extent of the damage to Pauline’s home, Alistair Smith, who lives on a nearby street, started a GoFundMe page late last night.

“We’re hoping to raise some money in the community to help her through it all – every little helps,” he told the ECHO.

Steve, 68, described the local community as “amazing” and said that everyone is simply doing what “normal people” would do.

The Norris Green community has raised £1,350 so far and is still growing since the fundraiser began last night.

The fundraising goal has been set at £2,500, but Steve said that any amount raised would be “brilliant.”

Anyone interested in assisting Pauline should go here.

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