Fire Brigade Union to strike

The Fire Brigades Union have announced they are to strike on Wednesday 25th September.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue reassure public over strike

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service are reassuring the public that emergency calls will be answered and responded to during the planned strike by the Fire Brigade Union.

The FBU have planned a four hour strike in a row over pensions. It will take place on Wednesday 25th September, between 12noon and 4pm.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service will remain in operation as usual but are also calling for the public to help reduce unnecessary calls during that time.

Deputy Chief Officer Dave Curry said, "I want to reassure the public that we will be answering emergency calls and responding to them in the same way during the planned periods of industrial action.

"We urge the public to be vigilant during the strike and take extra precautions to prevent fires."