Fire Service Cuts

fireserviceSuffolk Fire and Rescue Service, which employs about 700 people, may also lose 50-60 on-call firefighters as part of a savings plan.

They are also looking to make the following cuts:
· 50% reduction of Fire Engines in Ipswich (from 6 to 3)
· Closing Wrentham Fire Station
· Removing a Fire Engine from Lowestoft
· Removing a Fire Engine from Bury St. Edmunds
· Downgrading One of Sudbury’s Fire Engines to a smaller vehicle

Sign the petition: The Full Suffolk County Council Should Vote On Fire Cuts, Not Just The 9 Cabinet Members.

Reply to the Suffolk County Council Consultation

More information on local cuts in this BBC report: Twenty full-time firefighters’ jobs could go in Suffolk cuts

More information on the cuts to the fire service can be found on the Fire Brigades Union (FBU)


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