999 calls shared with Cornwall

North Yorkshire Fire Authority has voted in favour of sharing 999 calls with the Cornish Brigade at busy times. The Authority says it chose Cornwall to handle over flow calls because the areas are unlikey to suffer major incidents at the same time.

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Full Report: 999 calls shared with Cornwall

Plans have been approved which will mean that some of North Yorkshire's emergency fire calls will be answered by teams in Cornwall.

The two brigades will work together at busy times and during major incidents including flooding.

Union officials have raised concerns about the move, but bosses say that it won't mean the end of the control room here.

Watch the full report from Claire Montgomery below.

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