Natalie Unitt and Chris Moulton have been released on bail as enquiries continue into the blaze that killed four of their children Four children died in a house fire in Stafford Partner Chris Moulton and Natalie survived the blaze
Staffordshire Police have said the pair have been bailed while enquiries into the devastating fire continue.
A police spokesperson said: “We understand this incident has had a huge impact on the community in Highfields and beyond and we appreciate there will continue to be demand for information.
“We urge people not to speculate as to what may have happened. We are grateful for the community’s ongoing support and patience as the investigation continues.”
“Their baby got pulled out alive and now he’s traumatised. His three brothers and sister have gone and he just wants to be comforted by his mum and dad.
“We’re doing our best to look after the poor little soul. It’s just awful.”
The mum, who describes herself as a “proud mummy” on social media, was treated for smoke inhalation while partner Chris had minor burns.
Toddler Jack was unhurt but had to be monitored.
The cause of the fire is currently being investigated but witnesses said at the time they believed it may have been caused by a boiler.
“They got here ever so quick. We could see the flames from the kitchen window and there lapping at the roof.
“There were no windows in the parents bedroom – the glass had gone as well as the guttering.
“It was really high, it was so intense – there was so much smoke.
“We heard two bangs but we don’t know what might have caused it.”
‘SHEET OF FIRE’
Another described how they saw a “sheet of fire” engulf the upstairs window as flames erupted.
Lamara Shelley, a call dispatcher with West Midlands Ambulance Service, told of her regret at not being able to save the “beautiful angels” who perished in the blaze. She left the moving note with a floral tribute at the scene.
Lamara wrote: “RIP you beautiful angels. I don’t know you personally but I was involved in the incident.
“I work in the ambulance service and was involved in getting the correct resources to try and help save you.
Workmen have started to board up the home where the four children died Doors and windows were boarded up at the property The devastating fire ripped through the property int he early hours of Tuesday morning Four of Natalie Unitt’s children have tragically died in a fire They were aged between three and eight The youngsters were declared dead at the scene
A picture shows the top of the house charred by the flames Natalie was treated for smoke inhalation The pair are being quizzed in custody The dad is said to have jumped from the top floor with a baby The flames batted firefighters away Tributes have been left to the four children The children were all aged eight and under Horrified neighbours said they could hear the children screaming The fire started on the second floor of the property
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