We’ve all done embarrassing things in the heat of a break-up.
But spare a thought for this poor woman, who went a step too far, stripping herself naked and trying to shimmy down her ex-boyfriend’s chimney in the middle of the night.
Finding herself stuck, the 35-year-old was forced to shout for help when her Santa-style stunt failed and she became wedged halfway down.
Fire brigade photos show the woman’s soot-covered legs dangling in the chute moments before she was freed.
The unfortunate woman’s ex, Tony Hernandez, who is the father of her three children, said he woke up to cries for help at about 5am, and climbed on the roof and attempted to pull her out with an extension cable.
He was forced to call the fire department when he almost fell off the roof trying to dislodge his ex from the chimney.
A rescue support team broke open the fireplace and managed to get the mum-of-three out in a delicate two-hour operation.
It seems the desperate woman, who was treated in hospital for minor injuries, didn’t make a sootable escape plan!
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