Warning over proposed cuts to regional fire services

Proposed cuts could mean that less money will be available for community services Credit: ITV News

The Local Government Association is warning that vital community services could be at risk because of cuts to regional fire service budgets in England.

The Association say that the proposed cuts could mean that less money will be available for work such as testing smoke alarms and providing safety advice.

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Fire service budget cuts

According to the firefighters' union, proposed budget cuts will leave the region's fire services unable to spend time preventing house fires, and will put people's lives in danger.