Herts issues fire strike guidelines
Hertfordshire Fire Service has issued guidelines to try to prevent unnecessary fires during the 48-hour firefighterís strike. The strike, which is over pay, begins at 18:00 on Wednesday, November 13, and continues until 18:00 on Friday, November 15.
The authority's Chief Fire Officer says preparations have been made for the 48-hour stoppage but he has urged individuals to take extra care during the strike.
The Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service says the most important message in the event of fire is to get out and call 999 but the authority has also issued some basic guidelines for the public to follow:
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November 13, 2002