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$6.65 M settlement reached in Christmas fire that killed 5

STAMFORD, Conn. – A Connecticut city to pay $6.65 million to settle one of three lawsuits filed by the family of the three girls who died in a Christmas morning house fire that also killed their grandparents.

Terms of the settlement will not be made public, when it was announced last month, but are recorded in Stamford, the Estate Court papers obtained by Hearst Connecticut Media .

The 2011 fire killed 7-year-old twins Grace and Sarah Badger, 9-year-old Lily Badger and their maternal grandparents, Lomar and Pauline Johnson.

The city was accused of interference in the inspection of the renovations in the house.

The probate papers show that the city pay $3.87 million to the children of the estates. Lawyers costs amounted to $2.52 million. The scheme also includes a $250,000 annuity for the Stamford chapter of the Girl Scouts of America.

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