Three family members who died after a house fire in Nottinghamshire were a mother and two children.

A 33-year-old woman, understood to be Justine Collison, died on Saturday following the blaze in Collingham.

Her eight-year-old daughter Isabella also died, while the death of Mrs Collison’s five-year-old son Harvey in hospital was announced on Sunday.

It is understood a 34-year-old man who remains in a serious condition in hospital is Mrs Collison’s husband Gavin.

Five people believed to be from the same family, were rescued from the property
Image: A joint fire and police investigation has been launched

Her mother Diane Fletcher, 53, was led to safety from the property in Woodhill Road after emergency services were called at around 7am.

Chief Inspector Rich Stapleford said: “Collingham is a very close-knit community and this includes some of the fire crews who responded.

“I know this news will hit the village very hard indeed.

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“I speak on behalf of all the emergency services who were in attendance when I say our thoughts are with the victims, their families, friends and the community of Collingham at this difficult time.”

A joint fire and police investigation is taking place to establish a cause of the fire.

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