MEMBERS of the Fire Brigades Union will be on strike for 24 hours from 7am on February 25 to 7am on February 26.
Essex has strong resilience arrangements in place to protect the County with working crews providing cover.
Members of the public should continue to dial 999 in an emergency and we will respond. Businesses, just make a note to follow up automatic alarms with a phone call to ensure a response.
During periods of reduced fire cover, there are ways you can help us to keep you safe and you’ll find safety advice here on our website and on our Facebook and Twitter feeds throughout the day. It’s important that we are able to direct our resources where they are needed most during the next 24 hours, so please Be Safer, Be Slower, Be Vigilant.
This is a national dispute between the FBU and Government over proposed changes to pensions.