Fire and rescue services around the region say plans are in place to deal with a planned strike this evening by members of the Fire Brigades' Union.
Senior officers say major incidents will be dealt with but they're warning that they will not be able to provide normal levels of cover.
The strike is due to start at 6.30 and last until 11.
More top news
John Bercow added he respects all MPs amid claims he called Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom a ‘stupid woman’.
A disabled man from Norfolk is living in a garden shed because his wheelchair's too big to get through the door of his house.
Tonight will be mainly dry- just the odd thundery shower. Feeling mild: Lows of 10 deg C (50 deg F).