Next the extraordinary pictures that show the heroic actions of a lorry driver from Lancashire who risked his own life to save the lives of Christmas shoppers.
When Martin Ford's truck caught fire in Kent his first fear was it might explode and cause widespread injury and damage.
So without a thought for his own safety he calmly leapt back into his cab and drove it away from the busy shopping area.
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