Rhodes fires: ‘We just ran’ say Brit mums as wildfire surrounded their hotel

Two mums trapped in Rhodes have described their horror as they fled from the devastating wildfires spreading across the country.

Abi Davies, along with her husband, their friends and the couples’ two young sons, were forced to run for their lives when they saw flames approaching their hotel.

The families, along with dozens of others, say they were told to stay put, but Abi’s maternal instinct kicked in and they fled on foot – walking around five miles in 42 degree heat to escape the raging flames yesterday. 

She said the couples and their “petrified” sons received no help apart from kind-hearted locals.

We’ll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story.

For the latest news and breaking news visit: /news

Stay up to date with all the big headlines, pictures, analysis, opinion and video on the stories that matter to you.

Follow our social media accounts here on facebook.com/DailyExpress and @Daily_Express

We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info

Source: Read Full Article