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Firefighters

Issue No. 1700

Firefighters

LANCASHIRE fire brigade has been forced to reinstate Karl Burton, a trainee firefighter who was sacked last month after he was injured in training. The sacking outraged firefighters in Lancashire, who went on emergency calls only for 48 hours in protest. Their vote to ballot for strikes was enough to make fire chiefs back down.


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Sat 10 Jun 2000, 00:00 BST
Issue No. 1700
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