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PremierLeague-News.Com - His parents Vicky Studholme and Stephen Hinds were also injured in the incident in Heysham, Lancashire.
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! The parents of a two-year-old boy who died in a suspected gas explosion overnight have been tribute to their "angel". Police confirmed George Arthur Hinds died in the explosion around 2.40am on Sunday after numerous houses collapsed. His parents Vicky Studholme and Stephen Hinds were also injured in the incident in Heysham, Lancashire. George, aged two years and 10 months, was descried as a "beautiful little angel" by his heartbroken mum and dad, the Mirror reports. In a tribute, they said: "We are devastated at the loss of our beautiful George. George's parents described him as their 'beautiful little angel' (Image: Lancashire Constabulary / SWNS) "He was so precious to us. 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, according to Lancashire Police. The emergency services, local authority and partners remain at the site and a safety cordon remains in place. Get the latest headlines sent straight to your inbox with our newsletter Did you know you can keep up to date with the latest news by signing up to our daily newsletter? We send a morning and lunchtime newsletter covering the latest headlines every day. We also send coronavirus updates at 5pm on weekdays, and a round up of the week's must-read stories on Sunday afternoons. Signing up is simple, easy and free. You can pop your email address into the sign up box above, hit Subscribe and we'll do the rest. Alternatively, you can sign up and check out the rest of our newsletters here. A number of residents have been evacuated and are being looked after by the local authority. Gas service engineers are working to make the area safe. Two other people are in hospital with critical injuries after the blast in Heysham People are being asked to avoid the area while they deal with the ongoing incident. The blast destroyed three homes overnight, with officers evacuating nearby residents at around 2.
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. A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: "We remain at the scene of a suspected gas explosion on Mallowdale Avenue, Heysham. We were called at 2.40am this morning (Sunday May 16th) to reports that a number of houses on the road had collapsed.
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"Our officers attended and found two houses collapsed and serious damage to a third property. "We can now confirm that sadly a young child has died as a result of the incident." The North West Ambulance Service said paramedics treated five people at the scene.
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A spokesman added that four people were rushed to hospital and that two are suffering from serious injuries. They also confirmed that a young child had died in the incident. One neighbour, who had to flee his home four doors down from the epicentre of the blast, told the Mirror: "It's blown my windows, front door and roof."
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Resident Emilie Downie, 18, told the Sun: "The noise was incredible - like an earthquake. Steve next door was in the street in a state of shock. There was blood on his nose. "His wife was trapped in a wardrobe and the house was only being held up by a beam. "The firemen managed to get her out. It is terrible and so sad that the little boy has lost his life. It's devastating." Another neighbour Rachel Smith, 42, said it 'sounded like a bomb had gone off'. Don't miss the latest news from around Scotland and beyond - Sign up to our daily newsletter here.
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