Fire service called to three incidents during strike

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Fire fighters attended three incidents in the county during their industrial action yesterday (Friday) evening, Northants Fire and Rescue has confirmed.

All the incidents, which included one in Corby, were false alarms.

Members of the Fire Brigades Union walked out in a dispute with the Government over raising fire fighters’ retirement age.

The strike ran between 6.30pm and 11pm. Another strike has been set for two hours on Monday morning.