Striking not even an option for overstretched Paris Fire Brigade
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FRANCE 24 English: Striking not even an option for overstretched Paris Fire Brigade

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Published on: Thursday, December 5, 2019

Striking not even an option for overstretched Paris Fire Brigade

As a nationwide transport strike makes it difficult for French people to get to work, one group of workers remain on the frontline: the "sapeurs-pompiers" or firefighting paramedics, who make up the backbone of the French capital's emergency services. The overstretched Paris brigade of 8,000 firefighters respond to half a million calls every year, many of which turn out to be unnecessary. Our reporters have been following one team in the capital who, like their colleagues in Marseille, don't have the right to strike. 

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  • Roy Kenyon

    Roy Kenyon

     1 months ago

    These guys/girls deserve a decent wage/pension for what they do, respect for what they go through each day.

  • aboxoffrogs

    aboxoffrogs

     1 months ago +1

    Diversity bitches! Y'all want some f**king cake with your wine? Columbia wants to come home to roost. Take back your hag.

  • Ghastly_Grinner

    Ghastly_Grinner

     1 months ago

    4:51 um...wtf?

  • Ghastly_Grinner

    Ghastly_Grinner

     1 months ago

    You should ALWAYS have an ambulance take you to the hospital when you are having chest pains if something goes wrong its not safe for you or others to be behind the wheel of a ton of steel traveling at a high speed.

  • Ghastly_Grinner

    Ghastly_Grinner

     1 months ago +1

    Why are there 3 men on a bus (ambulance) if you only had two you could have more ambulances working at once

  • Jessica Zane

    Jessica Zane

     1 months ago +1

    Is there something going on with France these days? Like something not good?

  • Ghastly_Grinner

    Ghastly_Grinner

     1 months ago +1

    Its odd that public employees would even have the option to strike.

  • Aneesh Prasobhan

    Aneesh Prasobhan

     1 months ago

    Respect