Firefighters will take their battle to defend jobs, services and the public's lives to the streets of Leeds next week.
West Yorkshire fire authority shut down 10 stations last year, building just five new ones and reduced the number of operational fire fighters by 135.
But the cuts seem to have gone to the brigade chief's head, with announcements of a further 11 closures (building five new stations) and a further 250 job losses threatening to cripple services.
The Fire Brigades Union has got behind a rally and march on November 3, gathering outside the city centre art gallery at 12.30pm.
Campaign organiser Nick Jones warned that the seconds and minutes of delays thanks to the cuts "will put lives at risk."
A campaign organising meeting takes place on November 8 at 6pm at Leeds Trades Union Council headquarters in North Street.
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