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Philpott house demolition work to begin today

The Philpott house will be demolished Credit: ITV News Central

Demolition work will begin today on the house in Derby, where six children were killed in a house fire.

The demolition on Victory Road, where the Philpott children died, will take up to three weeks. The site is going to be developed into new housing.

Mick and Mairead Philpott were jailed in April for deliberately starting the blaze.

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