Naomie Richings Wiki – Naomie Richings Biography
Naomie Richings, a mother of two, unfortunately, died in a house fire despite her husband’s heroic efforts to save her.
Ms. Richings was killed early Friday morning when flames overtook her single-story home on Pimpala Place in Orange, four hours west of Sydney. Her two children, ages nine and ten, were dragged outside by firefighters, while her husband, James, suffered burns after returning to the flaming building after realizing his wife had not survived. At around 5.45 a.m. on Friday, emergency workers were dispatched to the address and discovered the house “well alight” before entering under “intense fire conditions.”
‘Officers from Fire and Rescue NSW entered the building and rescued two children; they were treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics suffering the effects of smoke inhalation,’ NSW Police said in a statement. A short time later, firefighters located a woman in the front room; however, she was unable to be revived,’ police said. A man had escaped the blaze but suffered burns when attempting to re-enter the home.’ Mr Richings and the children were rushed to nearby Orange Base Hospital where the man remains in a serious but stable condition. One of the boys is also in stable condition at the hospital while the other was transferred to Sydney’s Westmead for further treatment.
Naomie Richings’s age was not mentioned.
Naomie Richings killed in NSW house fire
Police confirmed all four are from the same family. Ms. Richings said her two sons were ‘kings of my heart’ on her Facebook profile which is filled with videos of her and her children. Pictures from the scene show black smoke billowing from the red brick home as shocked neighbors watched on. Harrowing young cries were heard as the children were treated by paramedics in the street for smoke inhalation.
Investigations into what caused the blaze are underway. Fire and Rescue NSW region Acting Inspector Dane Phillippe praised the actions of firefighters. Due to their brave and rapid actions, they were able to enter the home, which was well alight and rescued two children,’ he said. Fire and Rescue NSW Superintendent Adam Dewberry added the fire was a tragedy that will be fully investigated.’
‘FRNSW is unable to comment on the details around this fire however there is at least one action everyone can take immediately to be safer in their home,’ he said. That is to make sure you have a working smoke alarm fitted on all levels that is less than ten years old.’ A crime scene has been established and an ignitable liquid detection dog is assisting investigators to scour the area.