Merseyside fire engines have been late arriving at more than 600 serious fires in the last four years, the ECHO can reveal.

The fire service has been delayed getting to a total of 607 primary fires, which are described as fires “involving casualties, rescues, or any fire attended by five or more appliances”.

Reported by the Liverpool Echo . You can read the full story here. 

I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.