Philpott house demolition

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

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Philpott house demolition underway

The demolition of the Philpott house in Derby has begun.

Last week, workmen began preparations for its destruction, and earlier this morning, the neighbouring property was taken down.

The house is being taken apart Credit: ITV News Central

Six children were killed in a house fire at the home in Victory Road, Allenton, in May 2012. Mick and Mairead Philpott, and their friend, Paul Mosley, have been jailed for their murders.

The major part of the demolition job has begun this morning Credit: ITV News Central

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