The National Retained Firefighters Association want short-staffing issues addressed.
Firefighters in the midlands are so short-staffed they're considering strike action.
That's according to Sinn Féin who say they received correspondence from the National Retained Firefighters Association.
The group say short-staffing is a massive issue and that up to sixty per cent of their members intend to retire or quit the service in the near future.
Laois Offaly TD Brian Stanley says certain midlands stations are dangerously under-provisioned: