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Pictured: Grieving mother who rescued three of her children from mystery caravan blaze

A single mother who rescued three of her children but could not save her daughter from a caravan fire has been pictured.

Natasha Broadley, 34, from Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, lost Louisiana-Brook Broadley, two, in the blaze at Sealands Caravan Park in Ingoldmells, Lincolnshire.

She and her three surviving children are being looking after back home with her mother Donna.

It comes as wellwishers raised more than £12,000 for the shattered family, with a stream of tributes being paid online.

Family friend Laurie Selfridge set up the GoFundMe page following the tragedy on Monday night.

Natasha Broadley, 34, from Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, lost Louisiana-Brook Broadley, two, in the blaze at Sealands Caravan Park in Ingoldmells, Lincolnshire

Tragic Louisiana-Brook Broadley died following the horror at Sealands Caravan Park in Ingoldmells, near Skegness on Monday night, while mother Natasha and the other children managed to escape

Tragic Louisiana-Brook Broadley died following the horror at Sealands Caravan Park in Ingoldmells, near Skegness on Monday night, while mother Natasha and the other children managed to escape

A woman and three of her children made it out safely but her fourth - the little girl - lost her life

A woman and three of her children made it out safely but her fourth – the little girl – lost her life

Miss Broadley shared a number of tributes to her late daughter on her Facebook page yesterday.

Meanwhile her mother Donna paid tribute to Louisiana and revealed the family had rallied round and were staying together despite the fact their ‘hearts were broken’.

She posted photos of the little girl enjoying funfair rides on the family seaside holiday just days before she perished when the fire ripped through a static caravan.

The 52-year-old wrote: ‘Our hearts are broken as wee wee was our baby of our family. Tash gave her everything, she was her right leg.

‘We as a family will be here for Tash and my grandchildren.’ She posted pictures of the children ‘s ‘last day having fun’.

Ms Selfridge told the Newark Advertiser: ‘Everyone knows her and her kids and it’s had a massive impact on all of us. Newark has been knocked for six by this tragedy.

‘Newark is their home and while they recently moved out Mansfield way, this is where they are loved. We need to do whatever we can to make their lives a little bit easier.’

She added: ‘I want them to know they’ll be looked after and that we’ll do whatever we can to give our little princess Louisiana-Brook the right send off after this absolute tragedy.’

Miss Broadley, a full-time mother, recently moved from Newark to Clipstone Village, near Mansfield, where neighbours described her and the children as ‘always smiling’.

One added: ‘Tasha had taken the kids away on a caravan holiday last week. As you can imagine as a young family they were really looking forward to going to the seaside.

‘What happened is absolutely terrible. You can imagine the terror that mother and her children must have gone through.’ She said the family only moved to the area a few months ago.

Tributes have now flooded in for the toddler, who was originally from Newark, Nottinghamshire

Tributes have now flooded in for the toddler, who was originally from Newark, Nottinghamshire

The child passed away at Sealands Caravan Park in Ingoldmells, near Skegness, following the blaze at 10.30pm

The child passed away at Sealands Caravan Park in Ingoldmells, near Skegness, following the blaze at 10.30pm

The mother and three children received medical attention at hospital and have since been discharged

The mother and three children received medical attention at hospital and have since been discharged

Another neighbour near the family home in Newark added: ‘What’s happened is simply heart-breaking. The Broadleys are one big happy family.

‘Locally, they are very well thought of. Everyone is so upset for them. Natasha is a lovely mum.

‘She had been determined to give the kids a break by the seaside and that it should like this is just tragic.’

Friends posted messages of condolence and support to Miss Broadley’s Facebook page, with one saying ‘We’re all absolutely broken for you.’

The fire at the Sealands Park site in Ingoldmells, Lincolnshire, destroyed the walls and roof of the caravan on Monday night.

Police forensic officers are working alongside fire service investigators in a bid to establish the cause of the blaze, which was being treated as unexplained.

Police are continuing to investigate the cause of the blaze, which killed the toddler (pictured) earlier this week

Police are continuing to investigate the cause of the blaze, which killed the toddler (pictured) earlier this week

Around 50 people from nearby caravans were evacuated and had to stay in emergency accommodation at the Laver Leisure site

Around 50 people from nearby caravans were evacuated and had to stay in emergency accommodation at the Laver Leisure site

One holidaymaker, who was also staying in a caravan close to the fire, said: 'It was scary how quickly it went up'

One holidaymaker, who was also staying in a caravan close to the fire, said: ‘It was scary how quickly it went up’

One resident on an adjacent site: ‘We just saw flames.

‘A neighbour knocked on our door saying we might have to move our car because of the gas bottles and everything.

‘Then we just heard screaming. The flames were so big they lit up our living room.

‘It is so sad.’ Another holidaymaker heard a woman screaming and saw flames ‘leaping several feet above the roof of the caravan’.

Chief Supt Kieran English of Lincolnshire Police said forensic investigators were working to ‘find the seat of the fire and give an indication as to how the fire started.’

He added: ‘Members of the public bravely assisted the family in escaping from the caravan. There were a lot of people in the area and people will have had mobile phones and other devices and may have taken pictures and recordings.’


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