'Mass of flame' trapped family

Melissa Crook and baby
Melissa Crook, her baby and her father died in a fire in Chatham Photo:

A distraught mother today told a murder trial how she escaped her burning home in Kent after an arson attack which killed ker daughter, grandson and husband.

Amanda Crook told the jury how her family were trapped by a "mass of flame" as fire engulfed the house in Chatham. Sarah Saunders reports from Maidstone Crown Court, .