Hero Firefighters Launch Bid For Christmas Number One Single

A group of singing firefighters have released their own version of Band Aid’s iconic ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas’ – are hoping to top the charts this Christmas.

The single from band The Fire Tones, which is officially released todayhas received support from Band Aid founders Sir Bob Geldof and Midge Ure as well as the seal of approval from PM Teresa May.

And organiser and veteran firefighter Chris Birdsell-Jones, 50, said bookies have slashed odds on the feel-good festive tune making it to the top of the charts this Christmas.

Chris, from Welshpool, Wales, said: “To have the support of somebody like Sir Bob Geldof is remarkable. The song is so poignant.