Plans have been approved which will see some of North Yorkshire's emergency fire calls being answered by teams in Cornwall in the future.
North Yorkshire's Fire Authority has been discussing proposals for the two brigades to work together at busy times or during major incidents like flooding.
Union officials have raised concerns, but brigade bosses deny that it will mean the end of the control room here.
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