John McDonagh, his wife Natasha and their four small children remain homeless since last Friday when their mobile home was gutted in a serious fire. 

The family had been living in a mobile home for the past number of years as they felt that they had nowhere else to go having been on the social housing list with over seven years now.

The fire broke out in the early hours of Friday morning and luckily all members of the family managed to escape from the mobile home in time. 

“The fire brigade said that if we had stayed in there for five more minutes the smoke alone would have killed us,” explained John. 

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