North East firefighters go on strike

Firefighters across our region are going on strike over the next three days. It part of a long-running pensions dispute.

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Firefighters to walk out at midday

Firefighters across our region will walk out at midday today. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
Today's strike is part of a long-running pensions dispute. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

Firefighters across our region are going on strike over the next three days.

Today's strike by members of the Fire Brigades' Union will last from midday until 5pm.

It is part of a long-running national dispute over pensions. Fire services say they are prepared for the disruption.

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