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Philpott house cleared

The former Philpott family home on Victory Road in Derby is being cleared, ahead of it being demolished. Its former tenants, Mick and Mairead Philpott, were jailed for the manslaughter of their six children in a fire there, last year.

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Police release 999 call from Philpotts on night of fire

WARNING: You may find the audio from the video above distressing

The 999 call made by Mick & Mairead Philpott on the night of the house fire, has been played to the court at the trial into the deaths of their six children.

Mairead Philpott can be heard telling the fire brigade that Jade, 10, and her brothers John, nine, Jack, eight, Jesse, six, Jayden, five, and Duwayne, 13, are all trapped upstairs.

This is the start of an eight minute call which was played in full to the jury at Nottingham Crown Court this morning.

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