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Community 'devastated' as toddler killed by falling fireplace

A toddler has been killed after being crushed by a falling fireplace.

The two-year-old boy died following an incident at a house in Saltney, Flintshire, on Monday morning.

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Police officers, paramedics and an emergency doctor were sent to the home on Salisbury Avenue at about 8:30 a.m.

The boy was taken to the Countess of Chester Hospital but he could not be saved.

The community of Saltney has been devastated by this tragedy.

It has brought everybody together.

The community will hold an event on the 12th November to raise money for the toddler's family.

– Local Saltney Councillor