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London firefighter strike ends

A strike by firefighters has ended. London Fire Brigade dealt with 84 calls during the industrial action.

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Calls fire crews may not respond to during strike

During the strike firefighters may not be able to turn up to:

  • Grass fires and other outdoor fires such as trees, hedges or undergrowth alight
  • Rubbish fires (including fires in bins and skips) and fires on open ground
  • Large animal rescues (these will be referred to the RSPCA)
  • People shut in lifts
  • Flooding
  • Automatic fire alarms

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