Region prepares for fire strike

Fire service
The region is preparing for a strike by members of the fire service. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Contingency plans are being put in place across the Anglia region as firefighters prepare to take part in a four hour nationwide strike.

It's in a row over pension plans.

Emergency calls will still be answered but there may be no response between 12pm and 4pm to calls about things like gas leaks and flooding.

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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.