Amber said: “I appreciate everyone’s going to have an opinion and think ‘silly girl, I would never do that’, but I would have said that and then it happened to me.”
Amber lost her home, her possessions and very nearly her life, but thanks to a neighbour who called 999 Amber gets to watch her daughter grow up. She’s shared her story in the hope that others will think twice before leaving cooking unattended.
Good to know
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Did you know SGN offer free locking cooker safety valve devices that can help people with dementia or autism retain their independence at home and provide reassurance to friends, family and carers.