Memorial Service For Dead Firefighters

A date has been set for a memorial service for a Poole firefighter and his colleague, killed in a tower block fire.

Dad of 2 James Shears who was 35 and from Oakdale died alongside Alan Bannon while on duty in Southampton on April 6.

The service will take place at Winchester Cathedral on Wednesday July 14 followed by the unveiling of a memorial stone at Hampshire fire HQ in Eastleigh.

A fire service and police investigation is continuing into how the fire started and how the men died.

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