Monthly Archives: December 2015

West Yorkshire FRS Statistics Show Worrying Trends

Performance indicators presented to the Fire Authority show that arson, rescues and fire related injuries have shown significant increases. Projections show that the trend towards less total activity has now plateaued with only a drop from 22124 (average between 2012

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Pension payout for ’18-20 club’ firefighters

  11Dec Pension payout for ’18-20 club’ firefighters 11 December 2015  Pensions Many firefighters are set to receive thousands of pounds in compensation as the government admits members of the ’18-20 club’ were short changed and missing two years’ worth of pension

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Government ‘absurd’ not to give firefighters formal responsibility for flooding response following Storm Desmond

10Dec Government ‘absurd’ not to give firefighters formal responsibility for flooding response following Storm Desmond 10 December 2015  Flooding duty, Flooding Fire and rescue services need to be given greater resources to tackle flooding emergencies in the wake of Storm Desmond, the

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