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Fireman  Colin Comber

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Alan Patient of

Fireman Colin Comber

Person  Male  Died 8/3/1968

Categories: Armed Forces, Tragedy

Called to attend a fire in a restaurant in the King’s Road, Chelsea, he entered the building in breathing apparatus, along with his colleague Brian Hutchins, to locate the seat of the fire. Once inside, both men were engulfed in an ‘explosive flashover’. (a rolling ball of flame). They were rushed to a specialist burns unit, but both died within an hour.

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