Dead firefighter named as Clifford Cox

Clifford Cox died at Staines fire station last night, Surrey Fire and Rescue Service said. His next of kin and family have been informed.

Chief fire officer Russell Pearson said Mr Cox was part of the station's Green Watch, and had served as a firefighter in Surrey for nearly 25 years.

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Firefighter dies while on duty in flood-hit Staines

A firefighter died while on duty in a flood-hit town. Clifford Cox died at Staines fire station last night, his next of kin and family have been informed. Mr Cox had served as a firefighter in Surrey for nearly 25 years.