Week 10 The Red Fire by Ben

I was 30 years old during the London Fire. I had two children- their names were Jake and James. They were both only eight during the fire. I remember going to sleep one night and everything seemed so calm. Then I woke up to screaming. I looked outside and saw people running in every direction and only a few streets away there was a huge red fire spreading rapidly.

I got the children out of the house. But by the time I did the fire was nearly here. The top of a roof fell on top of Jake and at the same time James fell and broke his ankle. I was in a quandary – I only had time to save one of them…