Belgium 24- According to the newspaper HLN, the fire, which broke out at night, in the city of Tielt (West Flanders), destroyed a large part of the house, which became uninhabitable, but fortunately the parents and their two children, a girl of 6 years old and a boy of 6 years, survived. 10 years old. The whole family also owes gratitude to the little girl who sounded the alarm.
The fire started in the side driveway’s wooden shelter, under which the couple had been parking. The fire became so intense that the flames then reached the cornice and the ceiling before gradually spreading to the children’s rooms.
Miraculously, the newspaper says, the little girl woke up in time and warned her parents: “What’s going on mom?” The mother says, at first we thought there was an armed robbery, especially since some thieves had already broken into a house on the street last week.
With the usual father’s speed, the latter took a quick look outside and saw a strong light, and he immediately understood that there was something big, so he went straight upstairs to save his son, who was still asleep in his bed, then everyone quickly left the house while he started Thick smoke storming into the house.--
Firefighters arrived around 4:45 am. The children’s room was the room that suffered the most damage.-
The mother also expressed her happiness, and said: “It was fortunate that our daughter woke up at the right time.”
The family found refuge with a neighbour.