A fire recently broke out in Twickenham at the Murphy family’s house which is believed to have been started by a Nutella glass jar. This unusual incident has highlighted how dangerous and devastating leaving glass objects on window sills can be. Fire Fighters have come to the conclusion that the glass jar that was being used by to contain loom bands magnified the suns rays and set fire to the blinds.
The family including Dad Declan, Wife Lindsay and their two children were out at an Anniversary celebration at the time of the fire. Sadly the family dog was trapped in the house at the time and was killed in the blaze. Talking to Get West London, Delcan said,
“We’ve been told it will be up to a year before the house is ready for us to move back into.
I want to ensure other people are aware of the dangers and know to keep glass items away from windows and out of direct sunlight so they don’t have to go through anything like this.”
These kind of stories are very rare however Charlie Pugsley from the London Fire Brigade said.
“It’s worth spending five minutes checking that your window ledges are clear of any glass or crystal that might lead to a potentially life changing blaze.”
For the full story, read Family dog killed in house fire started by nutella jar