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A hero School Caretaker at a Calderdale school displayed courage and selflessness when he and another member of staff helped a family out of danger. Mark Coates, 55, jumped into action after noticing thick smoke in the school grounds and hearing distress calls of children from inside a car at the school. Due to a mechanical malfunction the car was revving up in full throttle and was producing a lot of smoke and noise as it was burning up engine oil and fuel. Despite the thick cloud of smoke surrounding the car...

and knowing that he was putting himself in a dangerous situation, Mr Coates helped the children out of the car and took them away to a more secure location. CLICK HERE to read the full story on the Brighouse Echo news website.

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