Revealed: Watch shocking abuse on Yorkshire firefighters targeted by fireworks and bricks

Mindless attacks on firefighters must not be tolerated, fire chiefs have warned today, as new figures reveal shocking levels of abuse suffered by the region’s civil servants on the frontline.
At least 300 cases of verbal and physical abuse - including live fireworks being launched and staff being bitten by dogs on call-outs - have been recorded by Yorkshire’s fire services over the last three years.
The new figures, obtained by Freedom of Information Act requests, come as West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service yesterday revealed that attacks on its firefighters have doubled during the... read more

 
10 December 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 52
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