Philpott parents speaking at news conference

Mick Phillpott and his wife speak to the media, following the house fire on Saturday that killed six of their children.

Mick Philpott thanked his three older children who are helping him and his wife cope with their loss. He also thanked the firemen, policemen and ambulance team who all tried to help save his children's lives.

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Derby House Fire

Six children have died after a house fire in Derby. Jade Philpott, 10, and brothers John, nine, Jack, eight, Jessie, six, and Jayden, five and Duwayne Philpott, 13, all died in the blaze at their home in Allenton, Derby, on May 11th.