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Fire Brigade Union calls for improved safety precaution

A new report has found firefighters' lives may be being put at risk by budget cuts and poor risk assessment.

Research from Stirling University into the deaths of 14 firefighters in the UK says those in the profession face an unacceptable level of risk.

The Fire Brigade Union, which commissioned the study, has called for urgent action.

BBC Scotland's Cameron Buttle reports.

  • 30 Jan 2015