Austerity: Liverpool fire had only 2 first response fire engines – cut from 8 two years ago

Liverpool mayor:

“Car Park fire was reported to me at 4.45pm and I was told it was containable,it would have been if we had enough appliances responding,Chief Fire officer confirmed my view that 2 years ago we would have had 8 fire engines from 4 stations responding instead of 2 #cutscost”