Delay in fire response could be "life or death"

Darren Johnson AM said:

“These figures show that some local neighbourhoods will be badlyhit by the Mayor’s fire station closures. These unnecessary closures are aresult of the Mayor’s trifling 7p a week council tax cut. A delay in responsetimes can literally mean the difference between life and death.

“Londoners still have until the 17th June to tell the Mayor what their priorities are by responding to the safety plan consultation.”

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Fire response times

Campaigners fighting fire station closures claim to have unearthed a major flaw in the plans. New figures reveal that, in 40 neighbourhoods across the capital, firefighters will reach emergencies outside the official response time.