NON-STRIKING firefighters have been called out three times in Oxfordshire during strikes led by the Fire Brigades’ Union this week in their pay and pensions dispute.

Crews have been striking from noon to 2pm, and 11pm to midnight, every day this week.

On Tuesday, firefighters were called to Cemetery Road, Abingdon, to release a five-year-old boy locked in a toilet and a false alarm involving a bonfire in Wootton Road, Abingdon.

Yesterday, there was a false alarm at Bliss Mill in Chipping Norton.

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