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Old 13-10-2018, 12:22 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by elshaper View Post
Just five fire engines to cover the whole of the IOW?
Hope they don't have a tall building over there.
No ... that's just one of the fire-stations ...they have a total of 10 although not all are manned 24hrs a day .... 16 fire appliances and 242 staff

Just what do all these 242 staff do all day ??? We know ... most fire stations have a gym ... it's a keep fit club where the members are paid!

I would guess this must cost about 40M pounds a year to run.

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