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The Fire Brigades Union is the democratic, professional voice of firefighters and other workers within fire and rescue services across the UK.

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Firefighter fatalities in Piedmont Italy 5 November 2019
7 Nov

Firefighter fatalities in Italy on 5 November

A letter was sent today on behalf of the FBU to the public service workers union in Italy (Federazione Lavoratori Funzione Pubblica - FP-CGIL): Dear comrades, Firefighter fatalities in...

FBU photo competition 2017 fire appliance night shot

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FBU photo competition 2019 winner

Alan Slingsby  FBU photo competition 2019

The FBU photo competition this year was the hardest to judge by a long way. A large entry had many images that were striking,...

Tam McFarlane  Remembering Alex Merry

The Fire Brigades Union has learned with deep regret of the passing of Bro  Alex Merry  and we want to acknowledge...