Firefighters begin strike in Corby

Picket line at Corby Fire Station in Northamptonshire Credit: ITV News Anglia

The first picket lines have begun to form across the region as firefighters stage a four-hour strike.

This was the scene in Corby, Northamptonshire, just after midday today as the industrial action began.

It's over a dispute about pensions and proposals to change the retirement age for crew members.

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Firefighters strike

Fire crews across the Anglia region will go on strike between midday and 4pm over a dispute about pensions and changes to the retirement age.