Boy, 16, tells of terrifying moment he woke to find his bed on FIRE

A brave teenager has relived the moment he woke up with his bed on fire in the early hours of Friday morning. 

Ty Smith, from Fawdon, Newcastle, woke in the early hours to find the duvet wrapped around his right arm ablaze.

The panicked sixteen-year-old quickly hurled the duvet to one side and fled the rising inferno in his bedroom.

Within minutes, Ty and parents Tony and Sam Smith escaped the family home as firefighters arrived to contain the flames which scorched the bathroom and bust the windows. 

Ty Smith in his room showing the aftermath of the fire that he awoke to find at 4 am on Friday

Ty Smith in his room showing the aftermath of the fire that he awoke to find at 4 am on Friday

Shocking pictures show the scale of the devastation with thick soot damage plastering the ceilings and walls and the scorched metal rings of Ty's mattress barely visible in piles of destroyed items. 

Ty's bed, Playstation, and computer were among the prized assets melted by the raging fire which Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service confirmed caused 100% damage to the room.

Smoke damage also stained the upstairs master bedroom and bathroom, and caused minor damage downstairs.

Ty's bed, Playstation, and computer were among the prized assets melted by the raging fire

Ty's bed, Playstation, and computer were among the prized assets melted by the raging fire

The aftermath of the fire in the bathroom. The cause of the devastating blaze is not yet known

The aftermath of the fire in the bathroom. The cause of the devastating blaze is not yet known

Standing in his blackened bedroom just hours after the traumatic ordeal, the college student opened up on the harrowing experience.

Ty said: 'I woke up with the quilt wrapped around my arm on fire, so I slung it off my arm and wafted it a bit.

'It just set my room completely ablaze. I ran and got my mam and dad and got us out the house before it burnt to the ground.

'It's ruined

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