Further firefighter strikes announced for Milton Keynes

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Further fire service strikes have been announced as the dispute with the Government over pensions continues.

The Fire Brigades Union say has two more strikes are due to take place on Thursday, June 12 at 9am to Friday, June 13.

Then again on Saturday June 21 from 10 am to 5pm.

Buckinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service insist it has plans which enable it to continue to provide an emergency response in Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes during periods of industrial action.

A spokesman said: “Emergency calls where lives are at risk will be prioritised, and Buckinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service will continue to provide as much information as possible to help people avoid having a fire or other emergency.

“The information is designed to help you stay safe during strike periods and at all other times too.”