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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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Philpott house contents cleared

An online petition had been set up calling for the home to be demolished Credit: ITV News Central

Derby City Council is today clearing out the former home of the Philpott family.

Dwayne, Jade, John, Jack, Jesse and Jayden died from smoke inhalation after a blaze at the property on Victory Road in Allenton in the early hours of May 11th 2012.

The father of the children, Mick Philpott, their mother Mairead and Paul Moseley were all jailed for their manslaughter.

The house will eventually be demolished.

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