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Neasden fire inquest

A father has told an inquest how he tried to save the lives of five children and his wife, when flames engulfed their Neasden home.

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Fire death inquest

Flowers at the family home in Neasden where six people died Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Archive/Press Association Images

An inquest is due to begin into the death of a woman and her five children in Neasden in September last year. It's thought a faulty fridge freezer was to blame for starting the fire in which Muna Elmufatish, her three daughters and two sons were killed.

It's thought a faulty fridge freezer may have caused the fire Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Post-mortem examinations found that the six victims died from inhalation of fumes.

The children's father, Bassam Kua and their 16-year-old sister, Nur, escaped the fire at the property in Sonia Gardens, Neasden, but were treated in hospital.

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