Giant knickers put out house fire

Posted on January 2, 2008 

Giant knickers put out house fire

A family home was saved from burning down when a pair of giant knickers were used to put out a fire.

Jenny Marsey’s size 18-20 cotton pants were a lifesaver when they were grabbed to cover a frying pan fire at her home in Meryl Gardens, Hartlepool, Teesside.

Her son and nephew were trying to fry some bread when the blaze broke out.

But the quick-thinking pair used the Marks & Spencer underwear from a pile of washing, doused them in water, and threw them over the fire.

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