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Abhorrent attacks on firefighters tackling incidents on Bonfire Night

Written by on 6 November 2020

Firefighters across the UK have been attacked while responding to incidents on Bonfire Night, with a fire chief branding the assaults “abhorrent”. The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) said the “mindless attacks” on Thursday included fireworks, stones and bricks being thrown at crews while they responded to callouts on what it described as the busiest night of the year for many services..