Firefighters to strike tonight in Oxfordshire

Witney Gazette: Fire-fighters to strike tonight Fire-fighters to strike tonight

Firefighters will strike from 7pm to midnight as part of an ongoing row over retirement age and pensions.

The dispute is over plans to raise the retirement age from 55 to 60 and for firefighters to take fitness tests.

Fire Brigades Union members will return to work for serious emergencies and Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service said it will respond to all 999 calls.

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3:52pm Tue 24 Dec 13

skye53 says...

Looks like fire fighter will have to train going up ladder's with walking sticks they will be ok with simmer frames they can use them as ground monitors.good luck to them they do a briliant job
Looks like fire fighter will have to train going up ladder's with walking sticks they will be ok with simmer frames they can use them as ground monitors.good luck to them they do a briliant job skye53

11:48am Wed 25 Dec 13

mytaxes says...

They will always have their second jobs to fall back on.
They will always have their second jobs to fall back on. mytaxes

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