Burnham-On-Sea firefighters car wash raises £400 for charity
firefighters washed dozens of cars at their station on Saturday
(September 16th) to raise funds for The Fire Fighters Charity.
of vehicles turned up at the fire station in Burnham's Marine Drive
where the team of firefighters grabbed buckets and sponges to clean
event raised £400 for the charity, which aims to enhance the
quality of life for serving and retired fire service personnel and
Burnham station officer Ian Hazleton told Burnham-On-Sea.com the
crew were "really pleased" with how the event had gone
and thanked all the vehicle owners who had visited the station to
have them washed.
Howell, Chief Fire Officer for Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue
Service, said: "Monies raised through national fundraising
initiatives provide a real boost to The Fire Fighters Charity."
well as being a fun and popular event the National Car Wash also
gave our firefighters the opportunity to share important safety
messages with members of their local community."
valued donations will go towards helping thousands of men, women
and children from the fire and rescue community during their times
Fire Fighters Charity's mission is to place beneficiaries at the
heart of everything they do, ensuring that the fire and rescue community
can rely on The Fire Fighters Charity as its primary point of contact
for advice and support.
was among a record total number of fire stations across Devon and
Somerset taking part in the national car wash.
Pictured: Burnham-On-Sea fire crews raising taking part in Saturday's
car wash at their station in Marine Drive (pics David Whatley, David