First half of 24-hour fire strike passes quietly

Some of Wiltshire's striking firefighters

Some of Wiltshire's striking firefighters

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WILTSHIRE Fire and Rescue Service has dealt with 13 incidents across the region so far today while firefighters have been on strike.

Firefighters took to the picket lines, as part of the 24 hour action at 9am, because of an ongoing pension dispute with the Government.

There have been only three incidents around Swindon which cover crews have had to deal with so far.

They attended a rubbish fire in Toothill at 2.30pm, a faulty waste compactor at 5.30pm and a car fire in Dorcan at 5.40pm.

The Fire Brigades Union will bring the nationwide strike to a close at 9am tomorrow.

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11:24pm Thu 12 Jun 14

trolley dolley says...

Poor darlings are not over work then.
Poor darlings are not over work then. trolley dolley
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12:40am Fri 13 Jun 14

Phantom Poster says...

Sounded great to begin with, but that fire at Toothill was just rubbish - sorry, couldn't resist!
Sounded great to begin with, but that fire at Toothill was just rubbish - sorry, couldn't resist! Phantom Poster
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