Two-year-old dies in fire at Ingoldmells caravan park
Police and fire investigators are investigating the cause of a caravan fire on Sealands Caravan Park which happened on Monday night. The caravan fire on the popular Ingoldmells holiday park resulted in a two-year-old girl losing her life.
Lincolnshire Police gave a statement and said the girl’s mother and three siblings managed to escape the blaze at Sealands Caravan Park and have since been released from hospital.
When asked about the cause of the fire, Det Insp Jo Fortune said investigations were at an early stage and the cause of the fire was not yet clear. She explained that Police were called to reports of a fire at at 10.30pm on Monday
Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service said the fire was “well established” when crews arrived at the Skegness holiday park. They also explained that more than 50 people who were staying in nearby caravans on the Ingoldmells caravan park had to be evacuated to emergency accommodation.
One holidaymaker from Bedfordshire, who gave his name as Nigel, said the fire quickly took hold and said it went from a small glow to a massive inferno. He went on to explain that by the time the fire brigade turned up the caravan was a shell of itself.
Lincolnshire police are appealing for any witnesses who have any footage of the fire to contact them.