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Firefighters across the Midlands taking part in week-long strike action say their argument isn't with the public.
Phil Coates from the Fire Brigades Union say they want the public to stay safe.
Firefighters in the Midlands will continue to strike this week in a row over pensions.
Members of the Fire Brigades Union will walk out between 12 and 2 this afternoon, and again between 11 and midnight.
The government has previously criticised the action.
Firefighters in the region took part in a fresh wave of strikes today in a long-running dispute with the government over pensions.
Members of the Fire Brigades Union walked out between 12 and 2 this afternoon, and will do so again between 11 and midnight tonight.
They'll hold identical strikes at the same times over the next week.
The government has previously said strike action is disrupting talks and will damage firefighter's reputations.
Firefighters in the Midlands will walk out today in a week of strike action in a dispute over pensions.
They will walk out between 12noon and 2:00pm and then between 11:00pm and midnight.
The government has previously said strike action is disrupting talks and will damage firefighters' reputation.