Govt. officials to be sentenced for role in fire that claimed 4 firefighters

The officials pled guilty in January to failing to provide for the health and safety of the firefighters


By Matthew Cooper
The Press Association Mediapoint

WARWICKSHIRE COUNTY, England — A local authority will be sentenced today for health and safety breaches linked to a warehouse blaze which claimed the lives of four firefighters.

Warwickshire County Council pleaded guilty in January this year to a charge brought under the Health and Safety at Work Act following an inquiry into the fire in Atherstone-on-Stour in 2007.

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