Cumbrian firefighters on strike

Firefighters on strike Credit: ITV Border

Firefighters in Cumbria are on strike today as part of a nationwide day of action.

The walkout is the first protest to span 24 hours and follows a series of shorter strikes in recent months. It's in relation to a dispute over pay and pensions.

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Fire fighters on 24 hour strike

Firefighters in Cumbria are on strike today as part of a nationwide day of action. The walkout is the first protest to span 24 hours and follows a series of shorter strikes in recent months. It's in relation to a dispute over pay and pensions.