Essex Police believe a number of items were burgled from the Shakoor home after the family went to bed and before the fire which killed 6 members of the same family.
There were two other attempted burglaries in the area.
Detectives investigating a house fire which killed six members of the same family are treating the deaths as murder, police said tonight.
Essex Police have said a house in Harlow that killed six members of the same family is now being treated as a murder investigation.
Police are asking people with private CCTV cameras to check for clues on how a fire that killed six members of one family started