Clockwise from top left: Ashley Stephens, Darren Yates-Badley, Ian Reid, John Averis
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Atherstone-on-Stour firefighter deaths inquiry begins

Three senior fire officers have gone on trial for what a court heard was the needless deaths of four firefighters.

Ashley Stevens, Darren Yates-Badley, John Ayveriss and Ian Reid died fighting a fire at a warehouse in Warwickshire five years ago. The three deny manslaughter.

Anthony Bartram reports from Stafford Crown Court.

  • 20 Apr 2012
  • From the section UK
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