On Thursdays Morning Focus John began by discuss The five-year Fire And Emergency Operations Plan for Clare. The document was adopted by Clare County Council earlier this week; a move which fire personnel say threatens their safety, and that of the public. Clare fire fighters have expressed grave concerns, with some even expressing their frustrations through social media. In a statement to Clare FM, the SIPTU trade union claims the new plan means there will be 4 crew on a fire appliance, rather than 6 which they say is best practice nationally and locally. John began was joined by Adrian Kelly, Clare’s Chief Fire Officer and Michael Wall, SIPTU Sector Organiser - Local Authority Sector to chat about the current situation. David woods an Ennis fire fighter has been in the fire service since 2006. He says fire fighters in Clare are upset over these new rules.