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Firefighters strike for one hour on Saturday morning
9:45am Saturday 7th July 2012 in Local News
Firefighters around Essex walked out for 60 minutes in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Between 4am and 5am, Fire Brigades' Union members formed picket lines outside their stations over a row about cuts to the service around the county.
A spokesperson for Essex County Fire and Rescue said no incidents happened during the hour, with officers returning to work once the clock hit 5am.
On June 28, firefighters walked out for 24 hours over the same issue.
Another day-long strike is planned on July 18.