East End fire crews in 24hr Three Peaks mountain challenge

FIRE crews from London’s East End are getting ready for a change to climb Britain’s three tallest mountains in just 24 hours. Nine crewmates plan to conquer Scarfell Pike, Snowdonia and Ben Nevis within a day to raise funds for Cystic Fibrosis

By Mike Brooke

FIRE crews from London's East End are getting ready for a change to climb Britain's three tallest mountains in just 24 hours.

Nine crewmates at Bethnal Green fire-station plan to drive through England, Wales and Scotland to conquer Scarfell Pike, Snowdonia and Ben Nevis within a day to raise funds for Cystic Fibrosis Trust.

Jenna, the six-year-old daughter of their watch manager Martin Warrilow, has Cystic Fibrosis and is being treated at the Royal London Hospital ion Whitechapel.

The 'Three Peaks Challenge' involves climbing a total of 10,oooft, walking 20 miles and driving 500 miles on June 22.