Family in TV show flee from fire

A FAMILY of six have been forced to leave their home following a fire. A 40-year-old woman and five children were forced to flee their home in Pitt Avenue, in Witham, Essex, yesterday afternoon as fire crews tackled the flames.

A FAMILY of six have been forced to leave their home following a fire.

A 40-year-old woman and five children were forced to flee their home in Pitt Avenue, in Witham, Essex, yesterday afternoon as fire crews tackled the flames.

The woman suffered slight smoke inhalation in the incident and was given oxygen therapy at the scene but did not need to go to hospital.

Station Officer Terry Hutton said: “We believe the family had TV's 'Supernanny' round a while ago to assist the parents in controlling their children.

“They clearly weren't playing along as the fire looks like it was caused by one of the youngsters setting light to the curtains!”

Channel Four confirmed that Supernanny Jo Frost, currently filming in the USA, did spend time with the family two years ago when one of the children was just one.

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