The question posed about cleaning stations and doing maintenance.
Yes we do that, it's known as routines.
The fire service has seen overwhelming modernization in the last 10 years, were more efficient than any other blue light service and often we're used as an example of how to do it.
But this isn't about working routines, efficiencies or wages.
It's about joining a career pension scheme being promised one thing, doing your part and then Having the contract ripped up halfway through your career because it doesn't suit them anymore.
As stated retirement age with the conditions we'll now have to meet will not be possible for a large percentage, leading to dismissal on capability grounds. This means a huge reduction in pension and it's deferred to the national pension age.
There are no 'back room' jobs for us to move too.
Ask the police what they think of the settlement they got with their pensions.