Rural Northumberland fire station goe...

Rural Northumberland fire station goes up for sale - despite fight to save it

Haydon Bridge Fire Station has been earmarked for closure as part of a raft of cost-cutting measures by the county council Northumberland County Council announced it was shutting Haydon Bridge Fire Station despite a heavily-backed petition begging for it to stay open. Critics believe the decision, made in May after a consultation on fire service cuts failed to find an alternative, will cost lives in rural Northumberland.

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