Fire cuts consultation begins

The consultation into the cuts in London's fire service begins today. If the cuts go ahead 12 fire stations will close and 520 firefighters will lose their jobs in order to save £45 million over 2 years.

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Londoners get their say on fire cuts

Londoners are finally getting their say on the future of London's fire service.

Public consultation started today on plans to close 12 fire stations, with the loss of more than 500 firefighters.

Their union calls the cuts "reckless".

But service managers, who need to save almost 29-million pounds, insist response time targets won't be affected.

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