Firefighter bids to be named 'world's toughest'

A firefighter from Staffordshire is set to fly out to South Korea to compete in the World Firefighters Games.

The event see about 6,000 competitors from 50 countries take on a variety of competitions.

Richard Mortimer, from Tamworth, will represent England in the "toughest firefighter alive" event.

It will see him run with a mock casualty and race up 16 flights of stairs, among other challenges.