The Government is being urged to reverse a “decade of cuts” to the fire service which union leaders warn have left it in crisis.
Fire Brigades Union
A firefighter whose hand was amputated after being injured has received £1.5 million in compensation.
Ten new firefighters will soon start work in the north-east to soothe “unacceptable” staffing problems that have led to more fire engines being taken off the road.
Aberdeen residents and firefighters could be put at risk by a lack of available crews, a union leader said today.
A couple have hit out after it emerged a pay dispute will stop firefighters responding to medical emergencies.