Philpott children were fast asleep on night of fire

Mairead Philpott tells a jury that on the night of the fire all the children were fast asleep in their beds.

She also told the court that all the windows of the children's bedrooms were locked for security reasons.

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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.