Sutton house fire: Christmas gifts for four boys killed will lie under tree unopened, father says | UK News

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Christmas presents bought for four brothers killed in a house fire last week will lie unopened under the tree, their father said.

Friends, family and neighbors gathered in Sutton, south London, on Thursday to pay their respects to twin brothers Kyson and Bryson and Leyton and Logan.

Blue balloons were launched in memory of the children after they died in the fire at their Collingwood Road home.

Their father, Dalton Hoath, told reporters that he bought his son sneakers, clothes and action figures, but the gifts will now remain unopened under the Christmas tree.

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Friends, family and neighbors gathered to pay their respects to the boys
People waiting to release balloons in boys"  Memory
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People wait to release balloons in memory of the boys

“I think maybe I should donate them to a hospital or charities and at least some kids somewhere can use them and make my sons proud because they’re going to sit there and they’re not going to s ‘get used to,’ he said. told ITV News.

“I just think it would be better if I gave them to someone who can benefit from them.”

The father-of-four said he would only call Christmas Day ‘December 25’ after the death of his sons.

He added: “My sons were loving, kind, caring and unique boys and did not deserve to be involved in such a tragic accident which no one could have expected.

People release balloons in Sutton, in memory of brothers Kyson and Bryson, aged four, and Leyton and Logan, aged three, who died in a fire at their home in Collingwood Road, Sutton, in the south London on December 16.  Picture date: Thursday December 23, 2021.
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Blue balloons were launched in memory of the four boys in Sutton, south London, on Thursday
Police at the scene in Sutton, south London, where four children believed to be relatives died following a house fire.  Picture date: Friday December 17, 2021.
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The boys’ home in Collingwood Road is pictured blackened by fire

“They will forever be the biggest part of my heart and carry us through these difficult times.”

Firefighters arrived at the property for an already “very well developed” fire around 7 p.m. on December 16.

Rescuers found the four boys, Kyson and Bryson, four, and Leyton and Logan, three, alone inside.

They were carried out of the house and given CPR by firefighters before being taken to two south London hospitals where they later died.

A woman lights a candle at the scene in Collingwood Road, Sutton, south London, where two pairs of twins, aged three and four, died in a devastating fire on Thursday.  A 27-year-old woman has been arrested and detained on suspicion of child neglect.  Picture date: Friday December 17, 2021.
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Flowers were placed at the gates of the property

A 27-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of child neglect and is currently out on bail.

She is due to return to a south London police station in mid-January.

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