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Hour stoppage by fire crews passes without incident
5:23am Saturday 7th July 2012 in News
NO emergency calls were made to the fire brigade during a one hour strike this morning.
Members of the Fire Brigade Union (FBU) in Essex walked out between 4-5am today in a dispute over cuts.
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service said there were no fire calls during the industrial action.
Talks with the union are continuing through the government conciliation service ACAS prior to the next planned action, a 24-hour stoppage on July 18.