firefighters to join fresh round of strikes this week
firefighters are set to join another round of strikes this Friday
part of an ongoing national dispute with the Government over pensions,
the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has announced two four-hour
walkouts between 6-10pm on both days.
the strike a skeleton service will operate across the area covered
by Devon and Somerset Fire Service.
cover will mostly be provided by crew members who are not part
of the FBU. They will work alongside a small number of auxiliary
firefighters who have received training to provide basic support.
to the reduced service, the service will prioritise calls to emergencies
where there is a risk to life.