South Yorkshire Fire Crews Challenge Need for Frontline Cuts -
SOUTH YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND--(Marketwire - March 4, 2012) - South Yorkshire fire crews are challenging the need for savage frontline cuts that could still go ahead despite fire authority budget chiefs backing a 3.95% council tax rise for the fire service. A fire authority meeting on 26 March will consider proposals to close 4 fire stations, axe five fire appliances and see the loss of 140 frontline firefighter posts - one in five frontline posts. - StockPromoters