Firefighters strike comes to an end

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Firefighters across West Yorkshire attended 170 incidents during their industrial action over the bank holiday weekend.

In Calderdale, a total of five incidents were recorded including: a false alarm in Halifax, a person stuck in Sowerby, a road traffic collision involving two cars and two other minor incidents.

The 12-hour strike undertaken by members of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) between 2pm on Saturday and 2am on Sunday as the busiest period for WYFRS crews, receiving 131 calls which resulted in attendance at 63 incidents across the county.


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