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Brandon firefighter joins charity drive

PUBLISHED: 12:14 25 March 2008 | UPDATED: 21:01 07 July 2010

IPSWICH Town Football Club has given its support to a charity campaign involving a Brandon firefighter.

A team of four Suffolk firefighters, including Sean Byrne from Brandon, has been joined by the club and their recent signing Velice Sumulikoski to help raise funds for equipment and training for colleagues in Macedonia.

IPSWICH Town Football Club has given its support to a charity campaign involving a Brandon firefighter.

A team of four Suffolk firefighters, including Sean Byrne from Brandon, has been joined by the club and their recent signing Velice Sumulikoski to help raise funds for equipment and training for colleagues in Macedonia.

Mr Bryne with Martin Burglin from Clifton Road station, in Lowestoft, Jon Cook from Ipswich, and Adrian Mason from Woodbridge, joined a national team of 30 fire and rescue staff who have volunteered to raise money and support humanitarian charity Operation Florain.

The charity helps fire and rescue services in post-conflict countries round the world and together crew members across the UK are trying to raise about £50,000 to buy and equip four fire engines that will be driven across Europe to Macedonia.

Ipswich Town have pledged their support by agreeing to host a charity fashion show in April. The show will feature local boutiques and fashion outlets with clothes worn by volunteer models and firefighters.

For more information visit www.operationflorian.com

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