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Chief Fire Officer for Avon Fire and Rescue Service, Kevin Pearson says they have contingency arrangements in place to deal with the strike, but warns they will be prioritising calls to emergencies where there is a risk to life.
Avon Fire and Rescue service is urging people to take extra care to prevent fires and other emergencies after two national firefighters strikes have been announced.
It's part of an on-going dispute with the Government over pensions.
The Fire Brigades Union has announced a four-and-a-half hour walkout on Friday 1 November from 6.30pm to 11pm.
This will be followed by a two-hour period of action on Monday 4 November from 6am until 8am.