Firefighters walk out in pension dispute

Members of the Fire Brigades Union across the region have started a series of short strikes.

Firefighters on the picket line in Colchester Credit: Victoria Lampard, ITV Anglia

Firefighters started their walk-out at noon. It was the first in a series of 16 strikes taking place over the next 8 days.

The industrial action is part of a national dispute over pension reforms.