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OAP flees house after hot wheat bag bursts into flames

FIRE chiefs have warned of the potential dangers of wheat bags after an elderly woman escaped from a house fire sparked when the bag she was using to keep warm burst into flames. The 80-year-old called Humberside Fire And Rescue Service to her Cleethorpes home at 2.30am yesterday after smoke billowing from the bag set off her fire alarm and woke her up.