Identities Of Children Killed In Geelong Shed Fire Revealed
The identities of the two children who died in a shed fire in Geelong on Sunday have been revealed.
Saige McGregor, three-years-old, and Ashlynn McGregor, 18-months-old, have been remembered as “beautiful angles”.
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The siblings were playing in the shed of their Officer Court, Corio home before it caught on fire about 10.30am.
Their two other siblings were flown to hospital for emergency burn treatments.
Ambulance Victoria said the other two children were pre-school age and were flown to the Royal Children’s Hospital.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation but police say it is not being treated as suspicious.
“It is an awful, tragic event that’s happened, and for the sake of the family that are involved and the community, we owe it to them to find out what did take place,” Inspector Emma Bartel said.
“It is unfortunately the worst-case scenario of what we can expect with an incident like this. We can only do our best to support the family and do our best to provide them with some answers.”
People wishing to support the family can donate to the GoFundMe page, which has been set up to ease the financial costs of “laying those beautiful babies to rest”.
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