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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.

Latest News

25 May

Press report regarding the Grenfell Tower fire

The Fire Brigades Union wishes to clarify a number of points regarding the Grenfell Tower fire following a report today (25 May) in the Daily Telegraph. The FBU is participating in the...

Latest Blog Posts

Helen Hague  The long fight to ban toxic foam

Lifesaving fire safety regulations are a legacy of a 1979 fire in Manchester that lives on today - unlike the 10 people who died in...

Riccardo La Torre  Now and always, resistance!

Firefighters and trade unionists were essential in liberating Italy from fascism. Their history needs to be remembered, writes...