Donington firefighters tackle big charity challenge

.charity car wash donington fire station 17/09/11 car wash firemen steve burdall,peter holstead,jake asher
.charity car wash donington fire station 17/09/11 car wash firemen steve burdall,peter holstead,jake asher
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THE skills of Donington firefighters were severely tested on Saturday when they tackled a major charity fundraising drive.

The crew donned their uniforms and put high-tech fire-fighting equipment to the test, using buckets and sponges in their contribution to the national car wash in aid of the Firefighters’ Charity.

The crew got into a lather while friends and family supported the troops (and hungry supporters) with a cake sale, all in aid of the charity that provides treatment and support services for current and ex-firefighters.

Their efforts raised £189.55 and would have been even more but the crew had to attend a fire. Watch manager Peter Holstead thanked everyone who supported them.