Yesterday I visited a Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue station. We should all be grateful that these heroes are available day or night to come to our aid. When I visited, a group of youngsters were experiencing what it was like to wear the famous yellow helmet. They climbed ladders, squirted water from fire hoses and watched a demonstration on how to cut a roof off a car. I was relieved that they hadn’t made a mistake and chosen my car…
I parked my car at the fire station,
Someone said it was a good place to park.
I left it in front of a fire engine,
As it was almost dark.
The car was my pride and joy,
With a beautiful blood-red roof,
Stripes and stickers adorned it,
When I drove it I felt aloof!
When I returned the next morning,
(It had been a very good night!).
The car had become a cabriolet.
And the roof was now a skylight!
The Fire Fighters Charity exists to help members of the fire and rescue community who put their lives on the line every day to save others, whilst providing support for their families. www.firefighterscharity.org.uk
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