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Five Sentence Fiction: Flames

Flames spreading thick and fast..

Flames spreading thick and fast..

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“Maam, you can’t go inside the house. It would be very dangerous for your life.” Though she tried as much as she could, the officers had a tight grip on her hand and all she could do was stand and watch the horrifying scene.

The Johnson’s had just gone over to their friends place nearby for a simple dinner after having put their children – Kate and Hanna to sleep.

It had been just 20 minutes since they had left when they heard a plane crashing into their neighbourhood setting many houses including theirs on fire.

Written for Five Sentence Fiction Prompt: Flames. Read the other entries here.

Linking to NaBloPoMo (National Blog Post Month – July – My post no 1 for this month.

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12 Comments

  1. I’m glad this is fiction, although these things happen in real life too.

    • aseemrastogi2

      Yeah Ranu, its sadly inspired from real life. Wish we never incidents like these :(.

  2. a worst nightmare come to life! Great writing!

    • aseemrastogi2

      Thanks Mandy :). It was truly a horrible nightmare for the family.

      Welcome to my blog :D.

  3. Such a tragedy. Pray such stories are fiction.

    • aseemrastogi2

      This is a really tragic story which has sadly occurred many a time over the years :(. Sigh! Can’t even imagine a parent’s reaction seeing his own children die in front of his eyes.

  4. I had goosebumps when I read this

    • aseemrastogi2

      It’s a really sad incident which has actually happened in reality as well. Really depressing for parents to see their kids die in front of their own eyes :(.

  5. Sushree Dash

    Oh..i’s sad but yes it does happen. You have brought it out nicely 🙂

    http://drsushreedash.blogspot.in/2015/07/flames.html

    • aseemrastogi2

      Thanks Sushree :). Yeah that’s the sad reality of the times we live in.

  6. Forum

    I so agree with ranu802

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