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Firefighter dies tackling Manchester shop blaze

Two teenage girls have been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and bailed until September, after a firefighter was killed tackling a blaze in Manchester city centre.

The officer has been named as 38-year-old Stephen Hunt who worked at the Phillips Park station. Mr Hunt had been a firefighter for five years.

Another firefighter is being treated in hospital after being pulled from the blaze at a hair product suppliers.

Stuart Flinders reports.

  • 14 Jul 2013
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