Contingency crews rescue trapped children during fourth day of fire strike

6 january 2014.
West Yorkshire Fire Service Assistant Chief Officer Dave Walton at Birkenshaw Fire HQ.

6 january 2014. West Yorkshire Fire Service Assistant Chief Officer Dave Walton at Birkenshaw Fire HQ.

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Contingency crews rescued trapped children and put out fires in the open during the fourth day of an eight-day firefighter strike yesterday (Thursday).

Two periods of Fire Brigades Union (FBU) industrial action took place between 6am and 8am and between 5pm and 7pm.

In total West Yrorkshire Fire Service received 38 calls throughout the two periods and attended 14 incidents. Some calls were of a minor nature and did not require attendance and some were duplicates. No emergencies went unattended.

 

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