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Firefighters to hold new strike

Firefighters are to hold another strike in their row with ministers over pensions. The industrial action will be held next Wednesday. And the fire brigades union has also balloted members on the possibility of further strikes.

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Firefighters to stage fresh walkout over pensions

Firefighters in England and Wales will stage another strike this morning, in their bitter row with the Government over pensions.

Firefighters in England and Wales will stage another strike today in their bitter row with the Government over pensions. Credit: PA

Around 30,000 members of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) across England and Wales will walk out today from 6am to 8am in an ongoing dispute about pensions.

The moves marks their third round of action in recent weeks - the last strike was on Friday from 6.30pm until 11pm.

Firefighters will again mount picket lines outside stations, while brigades will put contingency plans into action.

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