The East Midlands FBU Regional Secretary says if government cuts continue, there will be a reduced number of firefighters who are available to attend scenes.
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Outbreaks of light rain and drizzle, gradually becoming confined to mainly the Peak District.
A police officer has been caught on camera apparently using a phone at the wheel of a police van.
It will be a mostly cloudy day with drizzle at times and a brighter afternoon.