Firefighters New Year strike

Firefighters around the West Country are striking again in a dispute over pay, pensions and cuts.

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Firefighters striking in the west

Firefighters across the region have gone on strike this lunchtime. County fire chiefs say response times will be slower but they'll still be able to respond to emergencies under contingency plans. The Fire Brigades Union say the four hour walk-out is in a dispute over pensions.

Fire fighters on strike in Barnstaple Credit: ITV News West Country

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