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Suffolk: County set for eight days of fire brigade strikes from Monday

PUBLISHED: 21:47 11 July 2014

Firefighters will be on strike next week

Firefighters will be on strike next week

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Firefighters in Suffolk will be striking twice a day for eight days from Monday, July 14.

From the start of next week there will be a two hour strike period every day until Friday between 6am and 8am.

Monday to Thursday will also see firefighters walking out between 5pm and 7pm.

There will then be additional strikes between 11pm on Friday and 1am on Saturday, between 11am and 1pm on Saturday, from 11pm on Saturday until 1am on Sunday, and between 5pm and 7pm on Sunday evening.

On Monday, July 21st the final two periods of industrial action will again be between 6am and 8am, and then 5pm and 7pm.

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