They lost their lives in the name of duty - killed instantly when a factory packed with fireworks exploded as they battled a fire inside.
Today the families of two firefighters killed at the Marlie Farm fireworks factory in Sussex six years ago began legal action in the High Court against the East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service. They claim it was negligent and exposed the men to unnecessary risk.
The court was told the deaths of Geoff Wicker and Brian Wembridge was a "catastrophe that could easily have been avoided". From the High Court, Malcolm Shaw sent this.
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