OXFORDSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service has paid tribute to a firefighter who took his own life on duty.

Andrew Moore had been working the night shift at a base in the West Midlands Fire Service when he died on February 16.

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Sharing the news on Facebook, using the hashtags 'its ok not to be ok' and '999 family' the Oxfordshire fire service said: "All our thoughts are with the family and colleagues of Firefighter Andrew Moore in West Midlands Fire Service today. Rest in Peace.”

The chief officer in the West Midlands said his death had been a 'great shock'.