Firefighters remembered on 15th anniversary of Stevenage Harrow Court blaze
PUBLISHED: 11:43 02 February 2020 | UPDATED: 11:37 03 February 2020
The firefighting community are remembering two firefighters who died 15 years ago today while tackling a blaze at Harrow Court in Stevenage.
Michael Miller from Stevenage and Jeff Wornham from Sandon lost their lives trying to rescue resident Natalie Close, who was also killed in the tragedy on February 2, 2005.
Posting on social media platform Twitter, the Herts Fire and Rescue Service tweeted: "Today we remember FF Jeff Wornham and FF Michael Miller, who tragically lost their lives 15 years ago whilst trying to save the life of a resident at Harrow Court in Stevenage.
"Our thoughts remain with their families."
The Hertfordshire branch of the Fire Brigade Union also paid tribute, tweeting: "On the 15th anniversary of the fire at Harrow Court in Stevenage #WeRemember our brothers Mike and Jeff who, having rescued one person, tragically lost their lives attempting to rescue another. #RIP gentlemen".