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Key facts ahead of national fire strike

Ahead of the planned national fire strike, please find more details below: When is the fire strike? From 7am on Wednesday 25 February 2015 until 7am on Thursday 26 February 2015. Why is the strike happening? The Fire Brigades’ Union strike is part of an ongoing national dispute between themselves and central government over proposed changes to … Continue reading

Key facts ahead of national fire strikes

Ahead of the national fire strikes over the new year, here are some key facts: When are the fire strikes? A planned strike on Tuesday 24 December between 7pm and midnight was called off in Surrey by the local Fire Brigades’ Union (FBU) after the Environment Agency issued a severe weather warning for the county. … Continue reading

Key facts ahead of this weekend’s national fire strikes

Ahead of the fifth and sixth national fire strikes that are happening this week here are some key facts: When is the fire strike? From 6pm to 10pm on Friday 13 December and 6pm to 10pm on Saturday 14 December 2013. Why are the strikes happening? The strikes are taking place because of a dispute … Continue reading

National fire strike – key facts

Ahead of the latest national fire strike here are some key facts: When is the fire strike? From 10am to 2pm on Wednesday 13 November 2013. Why are the strikes happening? The strikes are taking place because of a dispute between central Government and the Fire Brigades’ Union (FBU) over proposed changes to firefighters’ pensions. … Continue reading

Key facts about the national fire strike

Ahead of this weekend’s national fire strike here are some key facts: When are the fire strikes? From 18:30 to 23:00 on Friday, 1 November 2013 and from 06:00 to 08:00 on Monday, 4 November 2013. Why are the strikes happening? The strikes are taking place because of a dispute between central Government and the … Continue reading

Specialist teams ready to cover during fire strikes

Surrey County Council’s contract with a specialist rescue firm means the county is ready to deal with any industrial action launched by the Fire Brigades Union. During any strike action world renowned Specialist Group International (SGI) will work alongside frontline firefighters who choose not to strike and on-call firefighters to crew Surrey’s state of the art … Continue reading

World renowned rescue firm set to work with firefighters in UK first deal

A global leader in search and rescue will join forces with Surrey firefighters in the first deal of its kind in the UK. Specialist Group International will provide round the clock support to Surrey Fire and Rescue Service for operations where it has unique expertise, particularly in river and confined space rescues, following a decision by the … Continue reading

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