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Safety pledge ahead of firefighters strike
3:00pm Saturday 21st September 2013 in Devon
OFFICIALS at Devon and Somerset Fire Service have given an assurance that next week’s strike will not be at the expense of public safety.
This week the Fire Brigades Union said it is to stage a four hour strike on September 25 between noon and 4pm.
Chief Fire Officer Lee Howell said: “Like all other fire and rescue services we have contingency plans prepared and will put these in place ahead of the first strike.
“We’ll continue to respond to 999 calls and do everything we can to keep the public safe.”
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