Family pays tribute to Formby fire victim Andrew ‘Coogy’ Coogan


The family of a man who died in a stables fire at Shorrocks Hill country club have paid tribute to him.

Police found Andrew Coogan’s body at the scene after a fire tore through the stables at Shorrocks Hill in Formby during the early hours of Thursday morning. Mr Coogan was 45.

The fire destroyed the stables and killed eight horses.

Mr Coogans family have released the following statement.

“Coogy was loved by his family. He was a devoted uncle and the only brother of Lisa.”

“Coogy helped so many people along the way and was a pleasure to be around.”

“We will miss him dearly.”

A joint police and fire service investigation is underway to determine the cause of the blaze. Anyone with informatin about the fire should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111


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