Firefighters miss 444 incidents – ‘Russian roulette’

“Serious trouble” could be on the cards after figures revealed Biddulph’s fire crews failed to attend hundreds of incidents because of “insufficient staff”.
Coun Chris Wood made the claim after Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service responded to a freedom of information request, which stated on-call crews at Biddulph Community Fire Station were unable to respond 444 times between 2015 and 2017.

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