Three killed in mobile home blaze

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Published: Tuesday 30th December 2014 by The News Editor

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Three people, believed to be two children and an adult, have died following a fire at a mobile home.

A man and another child were also treated for burns following the blaze at a site in West Park Road in Newchapel, Surrey, at around 1.45am today.

Surrey Police said units are at the scene, which remains cordoned off while inquiries are carried out into the cause of the fire.

A Surrey Police spokesman said: “Surrey Police is currently in attendance at the scene of a fatal fire at a mobile home site in Newchapel.

“Police were called to the site, off West Park Road, at around 1.45am today following reports that a mobile home was on fire.

“Sadly three people, believed to be an adult and two children, have been declared dead at the scene.

“A man and another child were also treated for burn injuries at the location and the child has since been taken to East Surrey Hospital.

“Surrey Police and Surrey Fire and Rescue units are currently at the scene, which remains cordoned off while inquiries to establish the circumstances surrounding the fire continue.”

A Surrey Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said three crews had attended The Plantation in West Park Road, Newchapel, at 1.37am following reports of a blaze.

He said: “The fire was extinguished using hose reels; however, three people – two children and an adult – have died.

“Surrey Fire Service and Surrey Police are carrying out a joint investigation and our thoughts are with their family and friends at this very sad time.”

Published: Tuesday 30th December 2014 by The News Editor

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