Three brave souls walk across hot coals to raise money for Victim Support

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THREE brave souls from a family thought they would try something a bit more daring than jam-making and tombolas to raise money for charity.

Dawn Stretton volunteered her husband Tim, and helpers Kai Cooper, 14, and Will Aires, 14, to walk across hot coals to raise money for Warwickshire and Staffordshire Victim Support.

The challenge took place on Sunday, with the trio agreeing to walk across fire in the Market Square, Burton on Trent, taking their fundraising to a whole new level.

Tim said: “We had training first and none of us got hurt apart from one tiny blister.”

Having walked across the firepit which was 500° C Kai and Will said they couldn’t believe they had done it.

“We all had a brilliant day,” added Tim, who joined nearly 30 other volunteers for the walk.

“It felt like walking on a hot beach!”

The money raised will go towards helping Victim Support to continue to support victims and witnesses of crime across the West Midlands.

Sponsor the team at www.justgiving.com/tim-stretton

Will Aires is pictured walking across the coals.