Child dies and family injured after house fire in Swansea

A 3-year-old boy has died and his father is preventing for all times after a horror fire ripped by their residence in Wales.

The blaze broke out on the property at Gonhill in West Cross, Swansea, early on Saturday afternoon, police confirmed.

Detective Inspector Carl Value stated three different folks, together with a 13-year-old lady, had been injured in the fire.

Fire and police have launched a joint investigation


“Of the three others who had been in the house on the time, one youngster and a girl suffered smoke inhalation, and one man is in a severe situation in Morriston Hospital,” he stated.

It’s believed the opposite injured individuals are the boy’s instant family, together with a sister.

“An investigation is being carried out to ascertain the precise circumstances of the fire,” Mr Value stated.

“We want to thank members of the group who helped on the scene and those that have come ahead with info.”

A GoFundMe has been arrange by locals in a bid to boost funds for the surviving family members.

“We’re devastated to share the heart-wrenching information of a effectively beloved West Cross family’s current tragedy,” the web page learn.

“In a horrifying flip of occasions, they misplaced every thing they held pricey when a devastating fire engulfed their residence.

“The flames claimed not solely their possessions but in addition tragically took the lifetime of their beloved little boy.”

The web page went on to say the family had a protracted and troublesome highway forward.

“The daddy is at present battling for his life in the hospital. In instances like these, it’s our responsibility as a group to return collectively and help those that have confronted unimaginable losses,” the submit learn.

“Each donation, irrespective of how small, will make a major distinction in their lives.”

Greater than £11,200 has been raised to this point.

The reason for the fire, which was contained to at least one house, stays unknown and a joint investigation is being carried out by police and the fire service.

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