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IN Wigtownshire "will not let the public down" during
the anticipated national Fire Brigades' strike.
retained firefighters in Stranraer, Newton Stewart and Whithorn
have pledged to respond to every emergency call as usual.
if, as expected, the full-time firemen hold their first forty-eight
hour strike next Tuesday action which could cause major disruption
in Dumfries then the effects on Wigtownshire should be 'minimal',
according to one senior officer.
Firemaster Angelo Errigo told the 'Free Press' this week
effect of the strikes in Wigtownshire will be minimal. All
the retained stations will continue to get the support of
the service through the use of stores and equipment.
teams are highly- professional, well-trained and provide
an excellent service all year round without the help of
the Dumfries staff. We see no reason why they can not continue
to do so".
for the retained teams in Wigtownshire have pledged to respond
in the usual manner to every call.