Matt Lamb, the Secretary of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) in Shropshire, says it's important to get the balance of retained firefighters and full-time staff right in a county like Shropshire.
That's because there needs to be crews trained to be on-call as it's such a large, sparsley populated county.
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