It was twenty-eight years ago today that a fire tore through Valley Parade stadium in Bradford, killing fifty-six football fans and injuring hundreds more. Today, a special memorial service was held in Bradford city centre, to remember those who died. Adam Fowler was there.
A memorial service to mark 28 years since the Bradford City fire disaster has got underway. Hundreds of people have gathered in Centenary Square in the city for the commemorative service.
People are gathering at Centenary Square in Bradford to mark 28 years since the Bradford Fire disaster. 56 people died and 265 were injured as fire swept the packed stand just before half-time on 11 May 1985. For more information about the disaster visit bradfordcity fire.co.uk
A civic commemoration of the Bradford City Fire will take place this morning to mark 28 years since the disaster. It will be held at Centenary Square at 11.00am.
56 people died and 265 were injured as a fire swept the packed stand just before half-time on 11 May 1985.