Cuts could put fire fighters at risk

By Sam Clayden | 05 November 2015

Further cuts to fire and rescue funding could put safety at risk, shrink the organisation and lead to industrial action - research has found.

Despite showing there have been no financial failures yet and a continuation of the downward trend of casualties, the National Audit Office (NAO) revealed the service’s capacity to respond to major incidents might be compromised by further funding reductions from Government.

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