Fire drill tower illuminated in show of respect to key workers
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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.
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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