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Members of Fire Brigade Union strike over pensions row with government and London Fire Brigade
Firefighters across the borough will be striking again over pensions and a change to their retirement age.
Members of the Fire Brigade Union across the country will be walking out from 6.30pm to 11pm and then again on Monday morning from 6am to 8am.
They are striking over government and London Fire Brigade (LFB) proposals to raise the age of retirement from 55 to 60.
Firefighters have been told that if they do not pass required fitness tests between the age of 55 and 60, they will be dismissed and will not receive a pension.
This is the second time union members have walked out over the issue, last month 32,000 members also went on strike.
Members of the public are being warned to take extra care with fireworks and bonfires, since the strikes are falling close to bonfire night on November 5.
The LFB will have 27 emergency fire engines in place across all of London and fire brigade chiefs have tried to reassure the public that contingency plans will be in place.
The LFB is asking people to test their smoke alarms in the run-up to Bonfire night.
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