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.

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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.