Abhorrent attacks on firefighters tackling incidents on Bonfire Night

Firefighters across the UK have been attacked while responding to incidents on Bonfire Night, with a fire chief branding the assaults “abhorrent�. The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) said the “mindless attacks� on Thursday included fireworks, stones and bricks being thrown at crews while they responded to callouts on what it described as the busiest night of the year for many services..