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 Tuesday, 28 January, 2003, 11:50 GMT
In pictures : Firefighters' strike
Firefighters across the UK have left their posts and joined picket lines in the latest round of strikes.

The picket line is reconstructed by the Fire Brigades Union outside the Central Fire Station in Birmingham
A picket line is reconstructed outside the Central Fire Station in Birmingham

Striking firefighters, one sporting a Tony Blair mask, picket Watford Fire Station, Hertfordshire
Striking firefighters, one sporting a Tony Blair mask, picket Watford Fire Station

Striking firefighters warms their hands over a brazier, outside the Maryhill fire station in Glasgow
Striking firefighters warms their hands over a brazier, outside the Maryhill fire station in Glasgow

A cartoon of deputy prime minister John Prescott joins the picket line outside the Central Fire Station in Birmingham
Protesters placards call for public support

Fire Brigades Union general secretary Andy Gilchrist shares a joke with striking firefighters at Watford Fire Station, Hertfordshire
Fire Brigades Union general secretary Andy Gilchrist shares a joke with striking firefighters

Striking firefighters wave to passing motorists tooting their horns in support , outside the Maryhill fire station in Glasgow
Fanning flames: Striking firefighters wave to motorists

 VOTE RESULTS
Do you support the fire strike?

Yes
 44.83% 

No
 55.17% 

6558 Votes Cast

Results are indicative and may not reflect public opinion


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