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Family escape Christmas Day fire

Thu, 27 Dec 2012

A family in Douglas had a lucky escape on Christmas Day after a candle display caught fire.

Fire crews were called to the property in Ashlar Drive in Union Mills just after 5.30pm.

The decoration had been left burning on the dining room table after Christmas dinner.

Firefighters brought the blaze under control and dealt with smoke logging to the property.

Two family members were given oxygen therapy for the effects of smoke inhalation but were not taken to hospital.

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