Emergency service crews gather to mark Birmingham 2022 - The Solihull Observer

Emergency service crews gather to mark Birmingham 2022

Solihull Editorial 12th Aug, 2022   0

THE EYES of the world were on Birmingham as the Commonwealth Games came to a close on Monday, August 8.

But early on Saturday (August 6) morning, members from the police, fire and ambulance services came together to mark the work that has been put in over the past four years with a photo underneath the most iconic symbol of the Games.

The staff and vehicles were photographed in front of the ‘Raging Bull’, the 10m high sculpture that is drawing huge crowds to Centenary Square in Birmingham and which was such a memorable part of the opening ceremony.

WMAS chief executive, Anthony Marsh, said: “It seemed only right to bring the three services together in front of the symbol of the Games.

“The amount of planning and co-operation that has gone into making these games such a success cannot be underestimated.

“Together with the Organising Committee the three blue light services have ensured this has been one of the best Games ever.

“Everyone has done an amazing job and I hope all of the staff involved, who have come from every corner of our Region, have enjoyed the experience as much as the millions of fans and spectators around the world have.”

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