Laura has lost everything. I thank God that on this 1 occasion she didn't do her usual routine of popping her wash load into the drier before heading up to bed in hope of a decent nights sleep with her little girl. My beautiful best friend and sister and my angel jasmine wouldn't be here today. On this 1 occasion she was downstairs and able to be aware of the drier clearly having a problem. Although sadly she has nothing other than the clothes on her back that she walked out the house with that night, she and jasmine are okay and safe and that out of all this worry and heartache matters more than anything. The fire fighters were simply amazing and we can't thank tony and his crew enough for how they head towards the danger that we run away from. The chief fireman came and told my sister and I that had we stayed in that house for 1 more minute we wouldn't be here. Had we not rung for the help we needed other homes would have caught on fire too. We all haven't yet processed the reality of what has happened to my sister's home. We can't help but find ourselves thinking what ifs.
What I do know is I can't sit and watch my sister try to piece her life back together while struggling. And after so much love and support and suggestions to do this I have created this page in hope that we can help gather some funds up to help my sister and her little girl get back on their feet.
Please do take the time to look through these pictures, this is the reality of what fire can achieve within just minutes. And we hope that you all take the time to think before you leave any appliance like a tumble drier on in the night like my sister normally would and don't doubt yourself if your truly worried about anything like this ring 999 and get the help. Time is so so precious in these situations.
Thank you from the bottom of my heart for the love and support you have all already shown my sister and my family
- Pat Hetherington
- Natalie Leech
- R Close
- Dawn Hockey
- Sharon Setterfield
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