Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Every Little Helps! Tesco Worker Pays for Firemen's Lunch

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Every Little Helps! Tesco Worker Pays for Firemen's Lunch

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A KIND-HEARTED Tesco worker paid for a trolley of food for firefighters when they were called away from the tills to a 999 emergency.

She dipped into her own pocket to pay Pounds 19 for a chicken and all the trimmings and left them a note which read: "Thanks for all that you do and enjoy your Easter dinner on me."

Firefighter Tony Doyle, manager of red watch at Broughton fire station in Salford, said: "We are completely humbled."

Tony was sitting in the cabin of their fire engine at Tesco in Cheetham Hill as his colleagues were doing the shopping when he received a call to respond to an incident.

He got on his radio to summon his crew, who were at the tills and poised to pay.

They abandoned their shopping and left, but returned within halfan-hour after they extinguished fence panels which had caught fire in nearby Crumpsall. They were amazed to find worker Vicky Oh had paid their Pounds 18.95 bill, which included a Pounds 1.89 staff discount.

Inside their trolley of food was the receipt and the note. …

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