Council Fire Deaths Sentencing

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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Warwickshire County Council due for sentencing

Fire at a warehouse on an industrial estate in Atherstone On Stour, Warwickshire. Saturday November 3, 2007 Credit: PA

Warwickshire County Council is due to be sentenced later over the deaths of four firefighters.

The men died in a fire at a warehouse in Atherstone on Stour in 2007.

The council has pleaded guilty to breaching health and safety legislation.

Earlier this year three senior fire officers were cleared of manslaughter by gross negligence.

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