Mark Rhodes at scene of fire
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Fire chief reflects on Bridlington child deaths tragedy

Three children have died and a woman has been seriously injured in a house fire in East Yorkshire.

The 27-year-old woman, who is thought to be the children's mother, is said to be in a serious but stable condition at Scarborough General Hospital.

The fire broke out at the property in Clarence Avenue, Bridlington, shortly before midnight.

Mark Rhodes, head of operations for Humberside Fire and Rescue Service, said firefighters faced a very difficult situation at the scene.

  • 12 Nov 2010