Inquest due into toddler fire death

FAMILY of tragic toddler Tyrone Reay are today set to relive the fire which claimed his life.A coroner's court in Lowestoft is due to carry out a full inquest into the tragic circumstances which led to the two-year-old's death.

FAMILY of tragic toddler Tyrone Reay are today set to relive the fire which claimed his life.

A coroner's court in Lowestoft is due to carry out a full inquest into the tragic circumstances which led to the two-year-old's death.

Little Tyrone died despite frantic efforts to rescue him from his family home in the Nordalls, Kessingland, Lowestoft, on May 28.

His elder brother Johnny Lee and parents escaped the blaze, but Tyrone was left trapped.


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Firefighters made their way into the burning building in a heroic attempt to rescue the toddler.

Resuscitation attempts failed and the two-year-old was pronounced dead at James Paget Hospital in Gorleston.

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Lowestoft Coroner George Leguen de Lacroix opened and adjourned an inquest into the death on June 2.

A post mortem examination revealed Tyrone died from severe burns and suffocation caused by smoke inhalation.

Initial reports found the fire started in Tyrone's bedroom where it was suggested he and his brother had been playing with matches.

But Mr de Lacroix adjourned the inquest so a full investigation into the blaze could be carried out.

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