Firefighters collect 40,000 signatures against proposals to close 19 Derbyshire fire stations

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From Derby Telegraph By ktyler_dt  : December 20, 2013

FIREFIGHTERS have collected more than 40,000 signatures opposing plans to close 19 fire stations across the county.

Members of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) have been encouraging people to sign a petition against the plans.

And today, the document was handed over to the chair of the fire authority, Roland Hosker.

Chris Tapp, secretary for the Derbyshire branch of the FBU, said: “I want to thank everybody who has put pen to paper and signed the petition.”

Read more: http://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/Firefighters-collect-40-000-signatures-proposals/story-20348755-detail/story.html#ixzz2o3EkYEQN

 

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