Councillor Gets Stuck In At Southport Fire Station August 25th, 2015 Tom Latest News Shares Comments The photo shows one of the firefighters giving Marianne training in using the water hose Councillor Marianne Welsh who represents Southport on Merseyside’s Fire and Rescue Authority not only attended the Fire Stations recent Blue Light Open Day but decided to get some training whilst there in handling one of the powerful water hoses. Marianne, who represents Norwood ward had instruction on how to handle the extremely fast flowing hose. Marianne said “Not only was it rather difficult to handle the hose, I had to knock three targets down three times, which I managed to do. I got soaked doing this as there was a heavy downpour when I started but I didn’t care as I really wanted to show willing and master using one of the water hoses that our brave firefighters use in the course of their duty when tackling fires.” Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!