Four-day fire strike underway

Fire Brigades' Union members are staging a four-day walkout until 6pm on Tuesday 4th November. The strike is part of an on-going dispute with the Government over pensions.

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FBU say they will continue to take strike action

Fire Brigades Union in the South West say they will continue to strike until the Government offers a better deal in their dispute over pensions. Tam McFarlane told us no firefighter wants to strike but they have no option.

Firefighters go on strike across west country

Firefighters form picket line outside Temple Back Fire Station Credit: ITV News

Firefighters across the west country have walked out on strike for the weekend in their bitter row with the Government over pensions, ahead of a series of firework displays.

Members of the Fire Brigades Union left their stations at 6pm yesterday and will not return until 6pm on Tuesday, the evening before Bonfire Night.

These firefighters in Bristol formed a picket line outside Temple Back Fire Station this morning.


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