Come and meet your local firefighters at Open Days across the county!

Fire stations across West Sussex are throwing open their doors for upcoming Open Days


Release date: 10 July 2018

Fire crews from across West Sussex are inviting you in for an exclusive look behind the scenes at their upcoming Open Days.

The events, which are free to attend, are a great opportunity for the public to find out more about their local fire station, what the role of a professional firefighter involves and to gain vital safety advice.

The events are as follows:

21 July - Worthing Fire Station, 10:00-16:00
28 July – Crawley Fire Station, 10:30-16:00
6 October – Bognor Fire Station, 10:00-16:00

Watch Manager at Worthing Fire Station and event organiser, Darren Wickings, said: “Our Open Days usually attract around 10,000 visitors and I’m hopeful that this will be the biggest and best one yet.

“This year we are extremely fortunate to have a special guest, Kenny Tutt - the winner of Masterchef 2018 – and a fire engine from the hit TV series, London’s Burning.

“A lot of hard work and preparation has been put into making the Open Day a great event and we’re all really excited to meet the local community in a positive environment.”

Fun for all the family is guaranteed with many attractions, including:

• Demonstrations
• Fire engine simulator
• Fire Station tour
• Competitions
• Fire and road safety advice
• Trying on fire kit
• BBQ and confectionary
• Displays and vehicles from other emergency services

Any profits made will be given to The Fire Fighters Charity and other local charities.

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