Questions answered into how two firefighters died in a blaze

Full report on the first day of the inquest into the deaths of two firefighters who perished while tackling a blaze in a 15 storey tower block in Southampton. The loss of Alan Bannon and Jim Shears to Hampshire Fire and Rescue service was described as devastating.

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Firefighter deaths: inquest latest

The inquest into the deaths of two firemen who died tackling a large blaze at a block of flats in Southampton opens today. A jury will be sworn in to hear evidence how Alan Bannon and James Shears lost their lives just over two years ago.