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All fired up to help elderly

KIND hearted firefighters from Solihull are swapping hoses for trolleys next week as they appeal for shoppers to donate an extra item to make Christmas special for the elderly.

KIND hearted firefighters from Solihull are swapping hoses for trolleys next week as they appeal for shoppers to donate an extra item to make Christmas special for the elderly.

Crew from Orange Watch at Streetsbrook station are behind the initiative which will see firefighters outside Sainsbury’s in Solihull town centre on Thursday December 15 and Friday December 16 collecting non perishables to provide hampers for some of the borough’s vulnerable older people.

Watch Commander Stephen Palmer said: “We are working with Age UK to provide hampers and a Christmas card for several older people in the borough who wouldn’t normally have anything on Christmas Day.”

 

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