Harborough fire station to get full time firefighters from today
Market Harborough's fire station has been upgraded to include a full time day crew - a welcome move which will cut critical response times, the Fire Brigades Union has said.
Until now, the Fairfield Road station has been run by retained staff, meaning no onsite firefighters, only an on-call crew.
However, from today Leicestershire Fire Service installed a full quota of firefighters to work during the day, between 7am and 6pm, (the night shift would still be retained), which FBU spokesman Graham Vaux applauded as a positive move.
"It's a good thing," he said. "It will reduce... read more
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