Social media users shared their outrage and disgust yesterday (17th Jan) at the news of an emergency phone being vandalised.
The emergency phone, located outside of Toxteth Fire Station, was targeted by mindless vandals for absolutely no apparent or obvious reason.
A spokesperson for Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service said:
‘Overnight, the emergency 999 phone at Toxteth Fire Station has been smashed and is now unusable.
‘These phones are a direct line to 999 services and can be used by the public in an emergency if they don’t have access to a mobile.
‘Such senseless vandalism will not be tolerated’.
One person tweeted:
‘Talk about vandalism, the closing of Fire stations, the downgrading of fire cover, not that’s vandalism’
Mersey Fire & Rescue Service responding by saying:
‘Our Chief Fire Officer has recently joined with Frank Field MP to meet Fire Services Minister Nick Hurd to present a robust case against further cuts’.
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