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Since 1918 the FBU has been supporting Firefighters

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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Grenfell Tower wrapped in covering
21 May

Government complacency risks another Grenfell

Nearly two years since the Grenfell tragedy in which 72 people lost their lives, the government has done nothing to adequately prepare fire and rescue services for a similar incident....

Matt speaking at FBU conference
Matt Wrack speech to conference

Latest Blog Posts

Refugee rescue in the Mediterranean photographer Doug Kuntz

Helen Hague  Rescue first, ask questions later

Imagine being holed up on a ship in the Mediterranean with 47 young migrants, many escaping torture, slavery and other forms of abuse...

Cameron Matthews  Blair Peach - 40 years on

On the 23rd April 1979, Blair Peach - a teacher, a trade unionist, a socialist and a father – was killed. Cameron Matthews, chair of...