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Firefighters vote to strike over pay

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Firefighters have voted to take strike action in a row over pay.

The Fire Brigades Union said while it had a mandate to call firefighters out on strike, it would not announce any dates until after it meets employers.

More than 80% of members who voted backed strike action across England, Scotland Wales and Northern Ireland when they were balloted last month.

The government said that the threat of strike action would be “disappointing and concerning for the public”.

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