Teenager to appear in court in connection with death of firefighter Stephen Hunt

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A teenage girl has been issued with a summons to appear in court in connection with a fire in Manchester city centre that claimed the life of a fire fighter.

Shortly before 3pm on Saturday 13 July 2013, police were called to reports of a fire on Oldham Street in Manchester.

Sadly fire fighter Stephen Hunt, who had been living in New Road, Radcliffe, lost his life in the blaze later that day.

Following an investigation by officers from GMP’s Major Incident Team, a 15-year-old was served with a summons on the evening of Monday May 19 2014.

She will appear at Manchester City Magistrate's Court on Monday June 2 to face a charge of arson - reckless as to whether life endangered.

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