Fire and Rescue Service Matters - July 2015 | Job cuts


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The worst ever cuts in firefighter jobs will put the public at risk, according to new figures obtained by the Fire Brigades Union.

Last year, over 1,800 frontline firefighter jobs were cut – the worst single year of job cuts in the history of the modern fire and rescue service. Firefighters are responsible for rapid deployment to fires, floods, terrorist incidents, civil disturbances, industrial explosions, train accidents and other emergencies across the UK

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