Hundreds of football supporters are holding a minute’s quiet today to stamp the 20th commemoration of the Bradford City fire tragedy Fans have been joined by players what’s more, authorities from the West Yorkshire club for a commemoration b

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May 2005
Hundreds of football supporters are holding a minute’s quiet today to stamp the 20th commemoration of the Bradford City fire tragedy
Fans have been joined by players what’s more, authorities from the West Yorkshire club for a commemoration benefit at the city’s Centennial Square for the 56 individuals who passed on in the disaster
More than 260 supporters were moreover harmed in the fire, which broke out at Bradford’s City’s Valley Parade stadium amid a coordinate against Lincoln City on May 11, 1985
The burst begun in the obsolete fundamental stand what’s more, rapidly spread, as the rooftop what’s more, wooden stands moved toward becoming overwhelmed in flames
Police battled to empty the hundreds who were caught in the destroying blaze, in what was one of the most exceedingly bad calamities in the history of English football
Today banners at city lobby flew at half-mast as Master Leader Irene Ellison-Wood what’s more, a city party from Lincoln paid their regards along with nearby government officials what’s more, group leaders
Players what’s more, authorities from Bradford City Football Club moreover attended, along with individuals of the West Yorkshire Fire Benefit what’s more, relatives of the victims
The City Lobby chimes played You’ll Never Walk Alone what’s more, Tolerate With Me as a uncommon tribute to the victims, some time recently the Bradford City FC cleric Rev Martin Short started an hour-long commemoration service
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The chairmen of Bradford what’s more, Lincoln, what’s more, Julian Rhodes, the Executive of Bradford FC, laid a wreath on benefit of the city at the Catastrophe Dedication Form in Century Square
The coordinate had started as a day of festivity as Bradford were displayed with the Third Division championship
But five minutes some time recently half-time smoke could be seen coming from one piece of the wooden fundamental stand what’s more, inside four minutes the whole stand was alight
An examination afterward found the fire had likely been caused unintentionally by a dropped coordinate or, on the other hand cigarette, which rapidly touched off with the garbage underneath the out-dated stand
The passing toll could have been higher had it not been for the fearlessness of police officers what’s more, 22 spectators, who were afterward introduced with dauntlessness awards
An request into the catastrophe made a number of recommendations, which come about in the presentation of new enactment administering security at sports grounds over the UK

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