Fire drill tower illuminated in show of respect to key workers

The drill tower at Hingham fire station has been illuminated with blue light in a show of respect to

The drill tower at Hingham fire station has been illuminated with blue light in a show of respect to key workers during the coronavirus pandemic. Picture: Scott Field - Credit: Archant

A town’s fire drill tower is being illuminated in a show of respect to key workers during the coronavirus pandemic.

The tower at Hingham fire station can be seen illuminated with blue light every night as the fight against COVID-19 continues.

The idea of lighting up the tower was the brainchild of crew member, Shaun Leverett, who thought NHS staff and other essential workers were deserving of a public show of appreciation.

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Scott Field, watch manager at Hingham, said: “Shaun thought it would be nice to give thanks for the NHS, key workers and everyone doing their bit by staying at home, and we felt it was a great idea.

“It seems to have made everyone in the town very happy. People see it glowing and it reminds them that we’re all in this together.


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“Everyone has really pulled together throughout this crisis, just as the community of Hingham always does.”

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