It’s that time again... Lincolnshire’s firefighters ready to lather up

Firefighters across the county will once again be scrubbing cars for charity.
Firefighters across the county will once again be scrubbing cars for charity.
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Lincolnshire’s firefighters are once again going to be arming themselves with sponges and buckets to clean your dirty car.

Thanks to equipment donated by Motor Parts Direct of Lincoln and Boston, fire crews will be taking on the county’s dirty cars in a series of car washes across Lincolnshire, working up a sweat to raise money for the Fire Fighters Charity.

Matt King, deputy divisional commander and charity representative for East Division, says he hopes as many people as possible will support the crews. “At this time of year when it’s still cold outside, washing your car may not be on the list of things you want to do, so let us do the hard work for you,” he said. “Our crews will be on hand at various locations across the county, armed with bucket and sponges and ready to lather up and make your car squeaky clean.

“It’s a great opportunity to get your car washed, meet your local firefighters and make a difference to a worthwhile cause. It’s also a good opportunity for anyone interested in joining the team to talk to the crews and find out what it’s really like to be an on-call firefighter.”

Crews will be lathering up on the following dates:

Saturday 12 March

* Long Sutton Fire Station, from 10am

* Waddington Fire Station, from 10am

* Donington Fire Station, from 10am

* Waddington Training Site, from 10am

* Lincoln South Fire Station, from 10am until 3pm

* Binbrook Fire Station, from 10am until 3pm

* North Hykeham Fire Station, from 10am (at NK Sports Centre)

* Wragby Fire Station, from 10am (in the Market Place)

* Billinghay Fire Station, from 10am

* Market Deeping Fire Station, from 10am

* North Somercotes Fire Station, from 10am

* Boston Fire Station, from 10am (at Oldrids & Co)

Sunday 13 March

* Crowland Fire Station, from 10am

* Alford Fire Station, from 10am

* Skegness Fire Station, from 10am until 3pm

Saturday 19 March

* Grantham Fire Station, from 8.30am until 2pm

* Billingborough Fire Station, from 10am

* Horncastle Fire Station, from 10am (at Tesco)

* Skegness Fire Station, from 10am until 4pm

* Kirton Fire Station, from 10am

Saturday 26 March

* Louth Fire Station, from 10am

* Gainsborough Fire Station, from 10am

* Spalding Fire Station, from 10am

Other stations will be confirming their ‘car wash’ day soon so keep an eye on Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue’s Twitter page (@LincsFireRescue) for updates.

For more information on recruitment visit the website at www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/lfr.