The first alarm began at five, just as dusk was beginning. Soon every car on the street joined in the deafening noise.
Front doors and windows opened as residents looked out. Car owners appeared with key fobs to silence the alarms.
Soon they were standing in groups and pairs gesticulating and pointing. Every car had lost a wing mirror, some had been dented.
At the end of the street, Agnes guided Archie as he reversed the caravan into their driveway.
Archie parked it with precision, applied the handbrake and smiled. Home in one piece after another successful summer holiday.
Written as part of the Friday Fictioneers challenge hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields (more details HERE). The idea is to write a short story of 100 words based on the photo prompt (above).
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