A huge glow of
light gathered the village together. Everyone was in close vicinity to The
Woolpack - apart from one person, wondering and waiting for those still
remaining inside to come out. It all happened so fast, no-one could’ve
the villagers to the pub, and tonight was the busiest night in months it being
the leaving party for Betty. Luckily, Chas had already rung the bell for last
orders, only a few staying to take advantage of drinks in the warm pub.
The majority of
those still remaining in the Woolpack had been knocked out by the explosion.
Only for a little while, shortly waking up and trying to find those with them
and finding their way out through the darkened smoke.
Vic and Finn, both
in the booth next to the door along with Andy, managed to get a quick escape.
Victoria struggled and failed to persuade Andy to not go behind the bar, past
the thick of the fire, into the back, to rescue Diane. And once he was out, he
was refused re-entry to the pub by the fire-fighters. It was too dangerous.
A wailing Chrissie was next to be rescued, panicking, screaming for her dad and
Robert. Lawrence was just behind her but little did she know that Robert had actually
left the building completely instead of going to the men’s like he said,
needing to get away from Aaron as he returned through the pub’s front entrance,
only missing seeing him walk out into the back, also away from the sight of