A transcript of Michael and Mairead Philpott's 999 call when their house was on fire has been released by Derbyshire Police.
An excerpt from the transcript reads:
- Michael: I can't get in me bedroom the kids are all upstairs six of 'em.
- Operator: Is it a terraced house?
- Michael: Please.
- Operator: Er, yeah we've got some, we've got some police on their way, have you any idea what caused the fire?
- Michael: I've no idea mate, we've just been woke up by the alarm.
- Michael: There's smoke everywhere.
Michael and Mairead Philpott are charged with six counts of manslaughter. They deny all the charges.
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