02/11/2020

Attacks On NIFRS Condemned

Attacks on the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) have been condemned.

The NIFRS reported two separate incidents where members of the public threw missiles, including fireworks.

Condemning the incidents, Health Minister Robin Swann said: "It quite frankly beggars belief that anyone would consider this acceptable behaviour.

"Thankfully, no injuries have been reported but it could have turned out very differently.
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"NIFRS crews have a challenging enough job without having to contend with idiotic missile throwing.

"If we learn anything from 2020, it should be that we all have to treasure our frontline workers and let them know how much we as a society value them."

(MH)




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