The Algarve’s 17 firefighting corporations have decided to ignore an order from their national league and will continue to report their call-outs to the National Civil Protection Authority.

The national Portuguese Firemen’s League, led by Jaime Marta Soares, announced on Saturday that the country’s firefighters no longer will be reporting what they are up to, to their Disaster Relief Operations Commanders at the Civil Protection Authority, in protest at rule changes made by the Government.

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