They lost their lives in the name of duty - killed when a factory packed with fireworks exploded as they fought a fire inside. The families of two firefighters, killed at a fireworks factory in Sussex six years ago, are taking legal action against East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service.
They claim the service was negligent and exposed the men to unnecessary risk. The court heard that the deaths of Geoff Wicker and Brian Wembridge was a 'catastrophe that could easily have been avoided'.
Just in: the court has ruled in the families' favour. More shortly.
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