THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

aldershot15023 January ~ Talk to anyone in the north Hampshire area about the Rising Phoenix Fire Warden and you will witness the sadness fill their eyes as they remember a lost hero. The Rising Phoenix Fire Warden was, for many years, responsible for fire safety throughout the area and spent a lot of time travelling between the local towns. People in Farnborough still recall the time he admonished an armed councillor in the Star Chamber for storing flat-packed boxes next to a fusebox, and there is a miracle play performed annually by the Andover Mummers based on a dialogue between the Rising Phoenix Fire Warden and the deputy mayor of Basingstoke concerning perished seals on fire doors. Read more

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