Firefighters strike today

Firefighters across the south and south east are planning to strike for the first time in a decade.

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  1. David Johns (@davidjohns_itv)

999 worry over Fire strike

Fire chiefs are warning of delays responding to 999 calls - and fewer emergency vehicles on the road - when firefighters strike in a dispute over pensions tomorrow. A four hour walk-out is planned from midday - the first time firefighters have been on strike in a decade.

In 2003, the Army stepped in to cover their roles but, as David Johns reports, it won't happen this time. He speaks to Mark Simmons of Kent FBU; Ann Millington of Kent Fire & Rescue Service; and Des Prichard from East Sussex Fire & Rescue.

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