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    IE ∙ County Sligo family killed by crisp packet after bag got stuck in chimney

    Family killed by a crisp packet: Father and two young children choked to
    death after bag got stuck in chimney and sent deadly fumes into their lounge

    Trevor Wallwork and his two children died while watching TV in their home
    An empty crisp packet blew up 'like a hot air balloon' inside chimney flue
    Blockage stopped fumes from escaping and sent deadly gases into room
    Mr Wallwork's wife Susan lost her battle with cancer six months later
    Coroner describes the tragedy as a 'sad and extreme' chain of events

    The story with pictures, at the Daily Mail link.

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    Unhappy

    Well! That's sad
    This is just MOO

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    Very sad. What is a "crisp packet"? A chip bag, cracker bag? Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by Isabelle View Post
    Very sad. What is a "crisp packet"? A chip bag, cracker bag? Thanks
    Crisps = potato chips, packet = bag.

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    I wonder why the dogs survived....



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