People urged to take extra care during firefighter strike

The firefighter's strike ends at 9am on 13th June. They are on strike due to a long running dispute over pensions.

Cumbria's Chief Fire Officer, Ian Cartwright, is urging people to take extra care during this time.


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.