Tributes to 'beautiful' girl, 2, killed in caravan fire at holiday park

A toddler who died in a caravan fire while on holiday has been pictured for the first time.

Named by friends and family, Louisiana-Brook was killed after the holiday home she was staying in at Sealands Caravan Park in Ingoldmells, Lincolnshire went up in flames on Monday night.

Her mum, Natasha Broadley, and the three siblings she was staying with managed to escape the fire.

Her heartbroken grandma, Donna Broadley, wrote on Facebook: ‘Our hearts are broken as “wee wee” was our baby of our family.

‘Tash gave her everything, she was her right leg. Our hearts are broken.

‘We as a family will be here for Tash and my grandchildren.’

She posted a selection of photos of her granddaughter enjoying her time at the holiday park.

A fundraising page has now been launched to help her family, from Newark in Nottinghamshire.

Friend Laurie Selfridge, who started the fundraiser, said: ‘Louisiana-Brook was the most beautiful amazing little girl. She was a sweet angel.

‘Natasha adored all her children but she was like Natasha’s shadow. Their worlds have been torn apart in pure tragedy.

‘It’s soul destroying, we all love Tasha and her children. We’re a tight community in Newark.

‘It’s totally knocked all of us, but the love being shown is unreal.’

The GoFundMe page had already raised more than £5,000 at the time of publication.

The emergency services were called to the scene at around 10.30pm on Monday and remained on site overnight.

After being rushed to hospital, Natasha and her three other children – two boys and a girl – received medical attention and have since gone home.

Around 50 people were evacuated from caravans in the area nearby and taken to emergency accommodation set up at the nearby Laver Leisure Holiday Park.

Lincolnshire Police says officers are still working to figure out the circumstances surrounding the fire.

Detective inspector Jo Fortune said: ‘This is a devastating incident for all involved.

‘We are in the very early stages of our investigations and the circumstances which led to the fire are not yet clear.

‘We will be working closely with specialist teams to understand what happened.

‘We would like to appeal to anyone who was there last night and has not yet spoken to police to come forward, and for anyone with video footage to please share that with officers to add to our intelligence of the incident.

‘This is particularly harrowing, with a family losing a child, and we’d ask that people remember those victims and not share footage online.’

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