Cheshire firefighters hold charity car wash

Middlewich FS car wash
Middlewich FS car wash

Firefighters in Middlewich are hoping to swap buckets of water for buckets of cash this weekend.

The Cheshire firefighters are getting ready to roll up their sleeves to raise money for the Fire Fighters Charity 12th annual car wash.

Drivers can get their cars washed by the Middlewich crew, as well as receiving vital road safety advice, at the fire station on Civic Way on Saturday, April 23, from 10am to 4pm.

Firefighter Stuart Plaskett, who is the service’s Fire Fighters Charity co-ordinator, said: “We would really appreciate motorists bringing their cars along to have them washed in return for a donation.

“All funds raised go to The Fire Fighters Charity, the UK’s leading provider of life-enhancing services for serving and retired fire service personnel and their families.”

Deputy Chief Fire Officer Mark Cashin, north west chair of the Fire Fighters Charity, added: “The charity car wash is a great way to not only increase awareness of road safety but also to raise money for The Fire Fighters Charity, which has provided assistance to serving and retired firefighters for more than 60 years.

“Unfortunately our firefighters see first hand the tragic consequences of road traffic collisions and I really hope that drivers will go along and support this event as they will not only be helping The Fire Fighters Charity but they will also take away vital road safety advice which could save their lives.”