Full report on Atherstone Fire Trial

A senior firefighter has today been acquitted on the direction of a judge over the manslaughter of four of his colleagues who died in a fire five years ago.

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Atherstone on Stour Fire

Two senior firefighters have been found not guilty in the trial into the death of four fire fighters, Ashley Stephens, Darren Yates-Badley, John Averis and Ian Reid, who died at a warehouse blaze in 2007 in Atherstone on Stour.