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Isle of wight to maintain independent emergency fire control

The Isle of Wight Fire Authority today unanimously voted to maintain an independent Emergency Fire Control for the island. The Home Office document “The Future of Fire Service Control Rooms & Communications”, recommended the merger of the Isle of Wight and Hampshire Emergency Fire Controls...

Depleted uranium

Recent incidents involving depleted uranium are causing concern for the Fire Brigades Union on behalf of our members who have come into contact with this substance in fires. We have arranged for all members who have had such contact to be tested and monitored. At present, we are not aware of any...

Grampian Fire Service Control

Andy Gilchrist, General Secretary of the Fire Brigades Union, congratulated Grampian Fire Board on their decision to maintain an independent Emergency Fire Control Room for Grampian Fire Service. Grampian Fire Board agreed, at their meeting on the 31 March 2001 to: Actively pursue the...

Firefighters support underground workers

Fire Brigades Union (FBU) members today joined railway workers outside Westminster Tube Station in their protest to protect the London underground. Firefighters know only too well the problems that have occurred on the overground railways since the fragmentation of British Rail. It is FBU...

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