West Yorkshire Fire: We have to save £11 million

West Yorkshire Police's Deputy Chief Fire Officer, Steve Beckley says the cuts are necessary in order to meet budget cuts put in place by the Government. He defends the decision to close 21 stations and open just 10 new ones, stating that some response times could be faster.

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Firefighters rally against cuts

West Yorkshire fire crews are against proposed cuts to the service, which could mean fewer stations, engines and staff.