Now and always, resistance!

Firefighters and trade unionists were essential in liberating Italy from fascism. Their history needs to be remembered, writes Riccardo La Torre "The firemen will be there, again in front rank. We will have learnt in the Fire Brigades Union the lessons which must be applied to society as a whole...

Solidarity with the firefighters of Barcelona

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You can download a letter from Matt Wrack, FBU general secretary, to the trade union that represents firefighters in Spain paying tribute to their work and their country in the wake of terror attacks...

Firefighters under occupation

Lack of even the most basic firefighting equipment prompted the FBU to contact Palestinian firefighters several years ago. Now a new film traces what happened when one FBU member returned. William Murphy spoke to him. The authorities in Israel had no problem with some FBU members flouting the...

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