Job cuts at WM Fire Service

West Midlands Fire & Rescue Service has announced more than 30 job cuts and the decommissioning of four fire engines because of budget cutbacks.

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Firefighters test hoses of replacement fire engine vehicles

Firefighters at West Midlands Fire Service's HQ have been demonstrating how the vehicles which will replace four fire engines will work.

The service is taking four traditional engines off the road and replacing them with Brigade Response Vehicles.

More than 30 firefighter posts are also being cut.

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