was ever given
to the Firefighters in dealing with explosives as is required when
are known to be stored in the area.
Martin and Nathan be held responsible for the deaths at the site
and be condemned for not being forthcoming with information (which we
as we shall discuss later on) and yet the fire service not be taken to
such fundamental failings as lack of training or information on dealing
situation such as this? Is this not withholding information?
there been no prosecution of the Head of East Sussex Fire and
Rescue Service for failing his Team?
knew there needed to be a 600 metre exclusion zone around the site
fire was raging but this was not put in place as required by law.
Why has he
never been prosecuted for breaching regulations and putting
lives at risk?
Upton knew fireworks
are explosives (the only one who did on the night –or so it seems). He
container posed the greatest risk to life. He suggested emptying the
when he arrived on site and took charge of the situation.He ordered
including one of the victims, Jeff Wicker to set up a monitor to cool
container and yet in court he said that he did not know where Jeff
Why did he
change his account of events?
repeatedly told emergency services personnel to evacuate the site.
Nathan understood the danger and tried to prevent the tragic events but
result was that the police were ordered to arrest Nathan Winter for
get people to leave.
this happen while Nathan was trying to save lives? If the
emergency services had listened to Martin and Nathan Winter, the loss
could have been prevented.
from Lewes had
reported a fault with the nearest hydrant to the site in June 2006 (6
before the accident).
this not rectified as soon as it was reported and why was the
fire brigade not prosecuted for endangering life through negligence of
for the two sites early in 2000. These were supposed to be put onto a
computerised system but Marlie Farm was not.
this? Was it ‘lost’ or was the site not considered a significant
risk card, the fire crew had no information about what to
expect on the site and therefore were put at risk by the failings of
service. Why has this negligence not been investigated?
Why did no
one in the emergency services check for national guidelines
on how to deal with a ‘fire at a fireworks facility’ as per the readout
Dispatch? This is not the first firework fire accident.
Brian Wembridge allowed on site with no personal protective
Why was he
allowed to keep returning to the site after being told by 7
different firemen to leave?
Wembridge disobeyed orders why are Martin and Nathan being held
responsible for his death?
Nathan Winter ran had risk assessments and emergency action plans in
give to the fire service in such an emergency.
Why was the
company Health and Safety Officer prevented from entering
the site, to hand over these plans, by a fire officer?