FIREFIGHTERS will join members of other emergency
services from across the North West for a fun 'open day' at The
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service is hosting the Emergency
Services Open Day on Wednesday, August 10, with an
action packed programme including something for all the family to
Shoppers will be able to meet firefighters and other staff from
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service as well as colleagues
from the police, ambulance and mountain rescue services. You
will also see representatives from the North West Air Ambulance
Charity and the Fire Service Museum.
The event will take place between 10am and 5pm and
firefighters will be on hand to offer advice on how to stay safe in
your home and to arrange free home fire safety visits. You can
watch live displays including the kitchen fire unit, road safety,
Fire Cadets and even road traffic collision demonstrations.
The event will illustrate how local emergency services work in
partnership to make Greater Manchester a pleasant and safe place to
live and work, and people will not only be able to get up close to
a host of emergency service workers along with their vehicles and
equipment, but also receive first hand advice on home and road
safety and crime reduction.
Chairman of Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Authority, Fred
Walker, said: "The Emergency Services Open Day promises to be a fun
filled event with the serious aim of promoting fire safety messages
to the people of Greater Manchester. There's lots on offer for all
the family to enjoy and the event is free."
On the day you can find the event outside the Trafford Centre's
Great Hall and on the adjoining car park.
So, what are you waiting for - come along and join in the
You can view the Trafford Centre website here: http://www.traffordcentre.co.uk/whatson/emergencyservices