Firefighters in week long Midlands walk out over pensions dispute

Firefighters in the Midlands will walk out between 12 and 2pm in a week of strike action in a dispute over pensions.

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Midlands firefighters in week long strike over pensions

Firefighters in the Midlands will continue to strike this week in a row over pensions. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

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.

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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.

Fire strikes taking place across the region

Firefighters in Midlands walk out over pensions dispute

Firefighters will strike later today Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

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.

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