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By Rowlands & Hames - 30 October 2014
Members of the Fire Brigade Union (England and Wales) are intending to take their next industrial action strike from 6pm on Friday 31st October to 6pm on Tuesday 4th November.
As a consequence, it may well be that fire and rescue services take longer to arrive at the scene of an incident, and the resources they are able to deploy may be severely curtailed.
Thankfully it's not like people will be using fireworks or having bonfires this weekend, oh wait....
Priority will be given to incidents where lives are at risk, which means that they may not be able to respond to incidents where only property damage is likely.
As well as taking care to avoid accidental fires, we recommend businesses take the opportunity to:
As always, the top tip in the event of a fire remains
‘Get Out, Stay Out and Call 999’
– you will get an emergency response