Familes have lucky escape in Raphoe fire

A number of families had a lucky escape in Raphoe last night when a house-fire sent smoke passing through their shared attic space – almost choking them.

One man was rescued by passers-by after the blaze broke out in his home at St.Eunan’s Terrace around 5pm.

But there was uproar among residents when firefighters were hampered by a lack of water pressure in the area.