Big turnout for Burnham-on-Sea Fire Station open day

PUBLISHED: 14:00 17 July 2016

Families meeting the firefighers.

Families meeting the firefighers.


Burnham Fire Station hosted its open day this week, offering visitors an opportunity to learn more about the fire service and giving them a chance to get their hands on some of the high-tech kit used to tackle blazes and save lives.

Guest got to sit inside the fire engines.Guest got to sit inside the fire engines.

Hundreds of people attended throughout the event on Sunday, where firemen offered a variety of demonstrations of their work with fires and road traffic collisions.

Families, in particular, enjoyed the station’s open day with plenty of children given a tour of the various specialist vehicles and shown the ropes with some fire-fighting equipment and protective gear.

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