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Two men held over Atherstone fire are bailed

Clockwise from top left: Ashley Stephens, Darren Yates-Badley, Ian Reid, John Averis
Four firefighters died in the warehouse blaze

Two men arrested over a factory fire in Warwickshire in which four firefighters died have been released on police bail.

The pair, aged 49 and 50, take the total number of people arrested over the vegetable packing plant fire in November 2007 to 10.

The eight arrested earlier this year remain on police bail.

Police said the two men presented themselves at a station on Wednesday and were arrested on suspicion of gross negligence manslaughter.

The bodies of Ashley Stephens, 20, John Averis, 27, and Darren Yates-Badley, 24, were found in the charred remains of the factory in Atherstone-on-Stour.

Ian Reid, 44, died in hospital after the fire.

The investigation into the fire is continuing.



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