Priest is "thankful to be alive" after arson attack

An elderly Priest says he's thankful to still be alive after an arson attack at his house.

Father Patrick McKenna was asleep when the fire was started on the ground floor.

The 68 year-old was woken by the smoke alarms and escaped through his bedroom window before heroically trying to put the fire out.

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Man escapes Stockton arson attack

A man has managed to escape from a fire at a house in Stockton unhurt.