Emergency decontamination units used in previous flood defence operations were among those axed in Government cuts, the Press Association has learned.

And union chiefs have ordered a health and safety review over concerns firefighters called out to deal with chemical spills or fires involving hazardous materials could face delays in being decontaminated.

Reported by the Daily Mail. You can read the full story here. 

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