You Are Here: Home » Wigan News Latest » Chief exec and deputy become firefighters for the day

Chief exec and deputy become firefighters for the day

Blue Watch Wigan Firefighters.

An action-packed shift with Blue Watch at Wigan Fire Station was in store for the chief executive and deputy chief executive of Wigan Council yesterday (15 April), as they experienced first-hand what it’s like to be one of the borough’s firefighters.

THE clerk and treasurer of Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Authority (GMFRA) became firefighters for the day during an action packed shift with Blue Watch at Wigan Fire Station.

Donning fire gear, GMFRA Clerk, Donna Hall – who is also Chief Executive of Wigan Council – and Deputy Chief Executive of Wigan Council and GMFRA Treasurer, Paul McKevitt reported for duty at 8.30am on Monday, April 15, when they joined crews on parade.

During the day they even turned out with crews to a kitchen fire and joined crews giving fire safety talks to pupils at Wigan St Andrew’s Church of England Primary School.

Borough Manager Steve Sheridan said: “We planned an action packed day so our guests could experience the day in the life of a firefighter here in Wigan.
Read more at….. Wigan Council News

About The Author

Number of Entries : 125
Scroll to top