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Firefighters to stage four-hour strike
9:20am Wednesday 18th September 2013 in News
A four-hour strike is to be staged by firefighters next week following a row over pensions.
The Fire Brigades Union said almost 80 per cent of members voted to walk out in a ballot earlier this month. And yesterday the FBU said they would strike next Wednesday from noon until 4pm.
Oxfordshire union officials said they had left action to the last moment in the hope of a negotiated settlement.
Emergency cover will be provided by Securitas.
Control room staff will not be affected by any potential industrial action and will continue as normal.