Firefighters due to launch second walk-out

Firefighters are expected to stage a second strike in a dispute over new contracts.

FIREFIGHTERS are due to stage a second strike today (Monday) in a dispute over new contracts.

The walk-out at East Ham, Plaistow, Silvertown and Stratford stations is expected to take place between 10am and 6pm.

London Fire Brigade is operating a reduced service for residents during the strike for emergency calls.

A third wave of strike action across London is scheduled to be launched on bonfire night on Friday.