Final fire station cuts announced

The final proposed closures of London's fire stations will be announced later today. The plans to close 12 fire stations and cut 520 firefighters' jobs across the capital has been controversial during the consultation period

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Changes in response to public consultation

The London Fire Brigade say that the public consultation brought forward some strong voices and the changes made have been in response to this. Rita Dexter, Deputy Commissioner of London Fire Brigade explains that in order to make changes to the plan, savings needed to be made elsewhere.

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