Deal struck to improve conditions for firefighters


Following warnings that the Valencia region was not prepared to face what could be one of the worst ever summers for forest fires, president Carlos Mazón announced a ‘shock plan’ designed to plug shortfalls in the service.

Sr Mazón met with forest firefighting service unions on Tuesday to strike a deal after they had threatened to take industrial action.

The president noted that they had agreed to ‘stabilise the workforce’ and supply additional equipment.

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