North East UK news Toddler who died in Heysham gas explosion named MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - A young child has been killed in a 'devastating' explosion which caused at least two houses to collapse and damaged several others.
Breaking News ! A toddler who died in a suspected gas explosion in Lancashire has been identified. The two-year-old boy's parents have paid tribute to their ‘beautiful little angel' following the tragedy on Mallowdale Avenue in Heysham, Lancashire. Police were called to the scene of the blast at about 2.40am today (May 16), Lancashire Live reports. Two houses were found collapsed with serious damage to a third property. The boy has since been identified as George Arthur Hinds, aged two years and 10 months. George’s parents Vicky Studholme and Stephen Hinds were also injured, although not seriously. In a tribute they said: “We are devastated at the loss of our beautiful George.
. We have no words to describe how we feel and just want time to ourselves to come to terms with what has happened. Our beautiful little angel grew his wings today.” Two other people remain in hospital with injuries described as critical. The emergency services, local authority and partners remain at the site and a safety cordon remains in place. A number of residents have been evacuated and are being looked after by the local authority. Gas service engineers are also working to make the area safe.
Search for boy, 16, missing in the North East continues as safety concerns grow
Rose West's daughter says her mum 'will take secret of missing teen to her grave'
Source = MetiNews.Com