South East Wales

Treorchy fatal fire mum Abbie Bloodworth had 'heart of gold'

Abbie Bloodworth Image copyright Family photo
Image caption "You will always be in my heart and I am so proud of you"

A young mother who died in a house fire in Rhondda had "a heart of gold".

Abbie Bloodworth, 19, died after a blaze broke out at a house in Cwmparc, Treorchy, just before 12:00 BST on 19 August.

In a family tribute, her mother, Samantha Dorricott said: "Abbie was my rock, my world and I miss her deeply."

The cause of the fire is being investigated by the fire service and South Wales Police.

"She was a fabulous and loving mother to her three-year-old daughter Chantelle," added Ms Dorricott.

"She was kind, funny and had a heart-of-gold."

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