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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