Firefighters in Essex are going on strike next week in a dispute over cutbacks. They've been angry - for some time - at Government plans to change the service. The firefighters claim that cutbacks will endanger lives. Sarah Saunders reports.
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Amanda Houston has Wednesday's forecast for the west of the region.
Amanda has Wednesday's forecast for the east of the ITV Meridian region.
Amanda Houston has the lunchtime forecast for the west of the ITV Meridian Meridian region.