Cornwall: mom-of-five died saving ‘bullied’ son in fire

By Richard Savill
BODMIN, Cornwall — Police are investigating a report that the blaze may have been caused by a firework which had been pushed through the letterbox.

Neighbours said Mary Fox, 59, was seen pushing her 17-year-old son Raum out of the first floor window of their three storey home in Bodmin, Cornwall, shortly after the fire started.

The teenager survived with minor injuries but his mother was trapped and died in the blaze.
Doreen Rowe, 59, said Mrs. Fox, a keen singer, was a “hero” for saving her son’s life.
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