Fire fighters lather up cars for charity

Firefighters at Kirton raised over �400 yesterday (Saturday) doing car washes for charity. EMN-160320-093109001
Firefighters at Kirton raised over �400 yesterday (Saturday) doing car washes for charity. EMN-160320-093109001
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People could go along and get their car washed for charity at their local fire station yesterday (Saturday).

Firefighters were picking up sponges and giving motors a good soaping in Billingborough, Kirton, Skegness, Horncastle and Grantham with donations going to The Firefighters Charity.

The charity works to help serving and retired firefighters, fire personnel and their families when they are in need, such as in the case of injury or illness.

Billingborough firefighters did well raising £270 from their car wash, while the men and women at Kirton Fire Station raised £403. Horncastle fire station raised £260.

Kirton fire station tweeted: “Massive thank you to all that attended our car wash. A fantastic total of £403 was made for the firefighters charity.”

Nathalie Taylor ‏tweeted: “Well done to Billingborough Fire Fighters raising £270 today at their charity car wash.”

Billingborough firefighters hard at work with a queue of customers waiting for their wash. EMN-160320-093401001

Billingborough firefighters hard at work with a queue of customers waiting for their wash. EMN-160320-093401001

Horncastle fire station tweeted: “@HorncastleFire charity car wash has raised £260 for @firefighters999. Thank you to everyone who contributed!”