23 Aug, 2023 @ 10:22
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Girl, 8, dies in fire at popular camping resort in Spain

AN eight-year-old girl has died in a fire at a popular camping site in Spain. 

The tragic youngster had been staying in a bungalow in Montblanc, Tarragona when the property became ablaze at around 4:55am on Wednesday. 

The Generalitat Fire Department raced to the scene with five trucks and 15 crew members. 

They arrived to discover a fully developed fire in one of the bungalows at Montblanc Park. 

The tragic youngster had been staying in a bungalow in Montblanc, Tarragona when the property became ablaze at around 4:55am on Wednesday. 

Other holidaymakers were fleeing the scene but it quickly transpired the little girl was missing. 

Firefighters desperately searched for her outside the property while battling the flames. 

The inferno was finally extinguished at 6.16 am. 

It was then that the body of the girl was discovered inside the burnt down building. 

The Mossos d’Esquadra police force has launched an investigation into what started the fire. 

The family of the girl are receiving psychological support.

Laurence Dollimore

Laurence has a BA and MA in International Relations and a Gold Standard diploma in Multi-Media journalism from News Associates in London. He has almost a decade of experience and previously worked as a senior reporter for the Mail Online in London.

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