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London: Mom was ‘shopping at Sainsbury’s’ when fire in Sutton kills twins

Deveca Rose is said to have returned home to see her house on fire (Image: Facebook/PA)

The mother of 4 brothers died in a house fire in the south London was ‘out’ buy at Sainsbury’s’ at the time, the locals claimed.

Kyson and Bryson, 4, Leyton and Logan, 3, were home alone in Sutton when flames penetrated the entire ground floor before 7pm last night.

Although a member of the public and firefighters performed CPR on the boys before paramedics arrived, they were presumed dead by the time they were taken to hospital.

Neighbors say the twins’ mother, Deveca Rose, had ‘go shopping’ and returned to see the house’s lights had been lowered.

One of them told Sun: ‘She didn’t return until between 8:30pm and 9pm. But the firefighters were called shortly before 7pm.

‘It was a shock. When she came back, she was smoking a cigarette and someone said she went to the store. She shows no emotion. ‘

The children’s grandfather Jason Hoath said it was ‘heartbreaking’ for the boys’ father to lose his four sons.

Kyson and Bryson, four, and Leyton and Logan, three, both died in the fire (Image: Facebook)
It is feared that Christmas lights may have set the house’s PVC-coated door on fire (Image: Getty Images)

Security officer Jason added: ‘It was all the more heartbreaking because their presents were piled up under the tree ready for them.

‘My son was up all night and he was devastated. He’s trying to get some sleep. He’s not as good as you can imagine. ‘

Sharing his gratitude on Facebook, Jason wrote: ‘I am heartbroken to say that the terrible house fire that happened in Sutton last night that took the lives of 4 children are amazing, smart and beautiful grandsons. mine.

‘Kyson and Bryson, four, and Leyton and Logan, three, taken away so soon, they will always be in our hearts and thoughts. Guys, I love you guys forever. Grandpa xxx’

A 27-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of child neglect and remains in police custody.

The house’s PVC-coated front door is thought to have caught on fire – likely due to the rather bright Christmas lights.

Deveca was out shopping when the hell went wrong, according to locals (Image: Facebook)
GoFundMe . page for the boys has raised more than £4,000 (Image: Facebook)
Forensic officers at the scene in Sutton, south London, after the devastating blaze (Image: Getty Images)

A neighbor said: ‘People were really understanding. We often see mothers in their twenties in the morning.

‘The boys go to the same school as me, which is Westbourne Primary School. The kids look really happy. The boys look really sweet and nothing seems to be in order.

“I personally don’t know them. I only see their mother in the morning. Everyone on this street knows them and the boys are really cute. ‘

Another neighbor added: ‘The child’s mother and her partner are a famous couple and they are very much loved. They went through very well. ‘

Speaking to reporters outside the home today, Deputy Chief of Police Mills added: ‘First, I would like to acknowledge the terrible tragedy that occurred last night and our thoughts are still with the family, friends. friends and community about the grieving loss of four people. children.

‘Last night, just before 7pm, the fire brigade was on the scene with 8 fire engines and 60 firefighters. We immediately performed CPR at the scene.

The sewers flooded four boys, who paramedics were unable to save (Image: Facebook)
A 27-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of child neglect (Image: PA)
Donations were left outside the family as the community struggled to come to terms with the tragedy (Image: PA)

‘The children were taken to a local hospital. And, sadly, those four children died later that evening.

‘The cause of the fire is currently unknown and we have fire investigation teams on the scene alongside the Metropolitan Police to determine the cause of the fire. “

GoFundMe . page to raise funds for the funeral of the boy and their family was

In a statement, a children’s school spokesman said: ‘Westbourne Primary School and its entire community are devastated by the news of the tragic deaths of four children; Our hearts, thoughts and prayers are with the family and anyone else affected by this heartbreaking event.

‘We will continue to support children, staff, families and communities through these very difficult times.’

At a press conference this afternoon, Metropolitan Police Superintendent Dave Stringer said: ‘The thoughts of everyone at the Metropolitan Police are with the friends and family of the four boys who lost their lives in this tragic incident.

‘We knew it was going to be a huge shock to the local community and as part of that community we are here to provide any support we can.

“It has not been confirmed that the four boys inside, aged 2, 3 and 2, 4, were taken out but unfortunately died.

‘They are all related. No one else was inside the property at the time of the fire.

‘As part of that investigation, a 27-year-old woman was arrested last night on suspicion of child neglect. She is still in police custody.

‘There was no one else inside the property at the time of the fire.’

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