Chief Fire Officers across the West Country insist their services will be able to respond to emergencies when firefighters go on strike tomorrow. But they warn response times could be slower.
The Fire Brigades Union has called a four hour strike starting at midday. Its members are unhappy about proposed changes to their retirement age and pension contributions. Duncan Sleightholme reports.
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It will be dry and bright in the morning but as the day goes on it will become wet and very windy.
Eastern parts will have heavy rain in the morning, clearing by afternoon.
Fire and Rescue Service says it received a 999 call to say there had been an explosion in a third floor flat within a mid terraced building.