The Fire Brigades Union is claiming that more than 30 firefighters will lose their jobs at West Midlands Fire Service,
The cutbacks could also see four fire engines being decommissioned.
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Cold with some icy stretches to start. There will be sunny intervals and further blustery, wintry showers.
Early wintry showers will clear to give a mostly dry day with some sunny spells.
Scattered wintry showers will continue overnight. Clear spells will allow a frost to develop by morning.