Atherstone fire deaths court case date

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THE court case involving four Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service who charges of manslaughter by gross negligence for the deaths of four firefighters has been adjourned.

Rugby man Ian Reid, John Averis, Ashley Stephens and Darren Yates-Badley lost their lives in a fire in Atherstone-on-Stour in 2007.

The first hearing against Paul Simmons, Adrian Ashley and Timothy Woodward will now take place at Leamington Magistrates Court at the Justice Centre on Thursday, April 28.