Bridgewater Middle teacher loses home to fire

A GoFundMe account has been set up for Danny Cortolillo.

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Bridgewater Middle School’s instrumental teacher, Danny Cortolillo, is still in shock following a house fire Thursday, May 7, that destroyed his home in Clermont. He has lost everything.

Christiane Lynch, who works with Cortolillo, has established a fund to help her friend and coworker. To make a donation, visit The goal is $10,000, and by Monday it had reached $2,300.



Amy Quesinberry

Community Editor Amy Quesinberry was born at the old West Orange Memorial Hospital and raised in Winter Garden. Aside from earning her journalism degree from the University of Georgia, she hasn’t strayed too far from her hometown and her three-mile bubble. She grew up reading The Winter Garden Times and knew in the eighth grade she wanted to write for her community newspaper. She has been part of the writing and editing team since 1990.

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