The move came as a surprise to the tight-knit community as it continues to mourn the tragedy.
Relatives have arrived to support Kawthar Barho and her severely burned husband.
The family's children range in ages from three to 14.
The children ranged in age from four months to 14 years old.
"They were our neighbours. Syrian refugees, yes. But Nova Scotians, too."
The cause of the house fire is still unknown.
The cause of the fire is unknown.
The child's parents were both treated for shock and cuts.
They are all facing attempted murder charges.
The blaze is being investigated.