Public asked to fight fires amid strike threat - full report

Volunteers with two weeks training could be used as cover if firefighters in Derbyshire decide to strike over a dispute about pensions.

Opponents say industrial action would be irresponsible and put lives at risk. Members of the public would be paid a hundred and fifty pounds per twelve hour shift when called out. Rajiv Popat reports

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Public asked to tackle fires

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service is looking for people to become part of a reserve fire crew to help keep local people safe in the event of industrial action by firefighters.