Anniversary of Harlow Fire

Today is the first anniversary of a house fire in Harlow in which a mother and her five children died.

Police are still investigating the cause of the fire as murder and arson.

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Community marks tragic fire anniversary

It's exactly one year since the house fire in Harlow which claimed the lives of six members of the same family.

Dr Abdul Shakoor lost his wife and five children in an arson attack on the family home in Barn Mead.

Today the community came together to mark the anniversary.

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House fire memories still fresh

A year on from a house fire in Essex which killed six members of the same family and police are still continuing to hunt for clues.

Fire ripped through the house on Barn Mead in Harlow last October, killing Sabah Usmani and her five children.

Dr Abdul Shakoor tried to save his family in the fire. Speaking to ITV Anglia last week, he said the memories are still fresh in his mind.

Harlow tragic fire anniversary

Today is the first anniversary of a house fire in Essex which killed six members of the same family.

A year on and police are still hunting for clues. The fire at Barn Mead in Harlow last October killed Sabah Usmani and her five children.

We will never forget that night and our thoughts continue to be with Dr Shakoor, his family, his friends and colleagues. We will also never forget how the whole Harlow community and the emergency services rallied round to support Dr Shakoor and each other. This will be an extremely difficult week for Dr Shakoor and the Harlow community continues to offer support and pay its respects.

– Cllr Mark Wilkinson, Leader of Harlow Council.

Anniversary of Harlow fire tragedy

A year on from a house fire in Harlow that killed six members of one family, and police are still trying to trace a computer stolen from the property.

Sabah Usmani and her children - Hira, 12, Sohaib, 11, Muneeb, 9, Rayyan, 6, and Maheen, 3.

Fire ripped through the house on Barn Mead last October, killing Sabah Usmani and her five children.

Three men have been questioned, and released on police bail.

Detectives still want to trace a black Toshiba Satellite laptop that was stolen from the house.

A Toshiba laptop like this was stolen from the house Credit: ITV News Anglia

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