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Lucky escape as snowman catches fire in Letterkenny

Hillary Russell surveys the damage to her home yesterday.

Hillary Russell surveys the damage to her home yesterday.

BY CATHERINE COOK
A LETTERKENNY woman who had a lucky escape after fire engulfed her home spoke to the Donegal News yesterday.

Hillary Russell was at her home in the Mountain Top area when a fire took hold in her conservatory on Wednesday night. Speaking yesterday she said she believes a fibre optic snowman could have been the article that sparked the blaze.

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Mrs Russell explained that she was at home on her own on Wednesday night when she smelled smoke shortly after 9pm.

“The first thing I found was the smell and I couldn’t figure out where it was coming from and I got up and looked into the glass door of the conservatory and the whole thing was ablaze.

“Everything was up and the smoke was terrible. I was here on my own and the fire brigade landed then.”

Read the full story in today’s Donegal News.

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