Hampshie firefighters back at work after second night of industrial action

Daily Echo: Hampshire are back at work today after a second night of industrial action Hampshire are back at work today after a second night of industrial action

FIREFIGHTERS are back on duty today after a day of industrial action.

The second night of the Fire Brigades Union's (FBU) industrial action ended at 10pm last night.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service said there were an average of 29 fire appliances available to respond to emergencies across the county the during strike action.

Crews were able to respond within their 20-minute target time to reduce emergency incidents, according to the service.

Assistant chief officer Neil Odin said: “We want to thank the public as people clearly heeded our advice to make sure Christmas lights are turned off, candles were extinguished and if they were celebrating, to take a cab, and to get a takeaway rather than cooking when they got home.

“People took responsibility to make sure that they and their loved ones were safe.”

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11:54am Fri 13 Dec 13

hmw says...

Good. Knob off back to mockney land you fat-tongued freak
Good. Knob off back to mockney land you fat-tongued freak hmw

12:17pm Fri 13 Dec 13

andyk77 says...

Would be a shame, had some really great meals there. Original food that tasted great!
Would be a shame, had some really great meals there. Original food that tasted great! andyk77

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