TUC general secretary Frances O'Grady said:
It is regrettable that the Government is still not listening to its own advice or the concerns of firefighters, and is set on imposing these ill-thought out pension changes.
Firefighters do incredibly dangerous and demanding jobs. The public - which has nothing but the utmost respect for our emergency services - will be at a loss to understand why ministers think that at 60 firefighters will still have the necessary strength and stamina to rescue people from burning buildings.
More top news
Adverts targeting benefits claimers will remind them to notify authorities of any changes - or face a criminal record.
People are being urged to look out for their neighbours this winter in a bid to reduce the number of deaths during the cold weather.