Grantham firefighters on strike today

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Firefighters in Grantham will be on strike outside the Harlaxton Road station this afternoon (Wednesday).

The four-hour strike, led by the Fire Brigades Union, begins at noon over a pensions dispute.

A spokesperson from Lincolnshire County Council said: “As good practice the service maintains and tests business continuity plans for all eventualities.

“Consequently, the service is prepared to maintain an emergency response to 999 calls during any periods of strike action. We would continue to remind people to take care when going about their daily business, and that there is further safety advice available on and on twitter @lincsfirerescue.”