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Shirley Towers fire inquest ends

The coroner has completed his summing up at the inquest into the deaths of two fire fighters in Southampton. Alan Bannon and Jim Shears were killed as they tried to extinguish the blaze at Shirley Towers in April 2010.

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BREAKING: Fire inquest: misadventure with narrative verdict

A jury has reached a misadventure with narrative verdict at the inquest into the deaths of two firefighters.

Alan Bannon, 38, and James Shears, 35, were killed after they were among the first to reach a huge blaze in a 15-storey building Shirley Towers on April 6 2010.

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