Council's £30k fire deaths fine

Warwickshire County Council has been fined £30,000 for health and safety breaches after four firefighters died in a warehouse fire.

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'Council has reformed risk management after fire deaths'

Mr Justice MacDuff at Stafford Crown Court has said:

The Defendant [Warwickshire County Council] has reformed its risk management systems and training and equipment I am entirely satisfied that there has been full rectification of these matters.

The nearest water supplies were unknown to those who attended the Atherstone fire.

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