Striking Essex FBU members' rally
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Essex firefighters walk out on 24-hour strike over cuts

18 July 2012 Last updated at 14:22 BST

Members of the Fire Brigades Union in Essex have walked out for a third time in protest at planned cuts.

Talks have begun aimed at resolving the dispute. The first eight-hour walkout in June was followed by an hour-long walkout earlier this month.