Norton Flat Fire Update
12:49pm 31st July 2012
(Updated 12:50pm 31st July 2012)
The landlord, who owned the flat in Norton where two jockeys died, will face health and safety charges.
In September 2009, Jan Wilson and Jamie Kyne died after a blaze broke out in their flat on Buckrose Court.
37 year old Peter Brown was found guilty of their manslaughter in 2010.
Now it's emerged the landlord of the flats has been charged for breaches relating to fire safety.
He's expected to appear at Scarborough Magistrate Court next month.
Official Statement from North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue, following the issuing of the summons
Group Manager Peter Hudson said:
“North Yorkshire Fire Authority can confirm that following an investigation into a fire which occurred at Buckrose Court near Malton in September 2009 a man has been summonsed to appear before Scarborough Magistrates Court on 24th August 2012 regarding alleged breaches of the Regulatory Reform (fire safety) Order 2005.”
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