FBU: Decommissioned engines might have saved man’s life
Wednesday 24th Feb 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
FIRE chiefs with no experience of fighting crime could head police services and vice versa under plans outlined today to increase collaboration between emergency services.
The government is pressing ahead with measures to allow police and crime commissioners (PCCs) to take...
Tuesday 26th Jan 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Thursday 7th Jan 2016
But crews are stretched to the limit by government cuts
Tuesday 29th Dec 2015
posted by Will Stone in Britain
Firefighters blast cut in equipment designed to deal with terror attacks
Tuesday 22nd Dec 2015
FIREFIGHTERS celebrated victory yesterday against age discrimination in the 1992 Firefighters’ Pension Scheme.
Their union FBU challenged rules requiring firefighters who joined the scheme aged 18 to 20 to contribute for up to 32 years to receive a 30-year pension when they hit...
Tuesday 8th Dec 2015
FIREFIGHTERS in London saved over a dozen fire engines from being sold off yesterday, as a proposed alternative budget from Labour was approved by the authorities for consultation.
Members of the London Fire Brigades Union (FBU) lobbied this week’s London Fire and Emergency...
Thursday 3rd Dec 2015
Fire Brigades Union throws weight behind Corbyn with historic vote to reaffiliate to Labour
Saturday 28th Nov 2015
CUTS to fire brigades will allow a Paris-style terror attack to escalate, firefighters warned yesterday as the government admitted response times were at a 20-year high.
The Fire Brigades Union said further cuts to the service expected in Tory Chancellor George Osborne’s spending...
Friday 20th Nov 2015
FIREFIGHTERS could face a renewed wave of violence if police takeover plans go ahead, their union warned yesterday after a halloween night of horrors.
Manchester firefighters were pelted with bricks and fireworks and a Staffordshire crew had to call for back-up after being surrounded...
Saturday 7th Nov 2015