Firefighters attacked at bonfire nights.

Fire crews from around the country suffered a number of violent attacks with fireworks as they attempted to tackle out of control bonfires. A series of attacks on firefighters occurred in Northern Ireland. During a six-hour period over Halloween, firefighters responded to 370 calls. DO John Smyth said: "The majority of these were calls to bonfires and other mostly secondary fires like blazing hedges, ditches, rubbish skips. …

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