2nd July 2022 Harrogate fire station open day, Skipton Road, Harrogate. Pictured dressed in full firefighter kit 6 year old Lily Champkins has a go with the fire hose Picture Gerard Binks

Six pictures showing families having fun at Harrogate Fire Station’s open day

Hundreds of people watched crews respond to a call out and demonstrate cutting open a car at Harrogate Fire Station’s open day on Saturday.

By Gemma Jimmison
Wednesday, 6th July 2022, 11:30 am

Visitors were able to have a look round the fire engines, meet the crews, have a go at operating the hose pipes and try on a firefighter’s uniform. Families also enjoyed inflatables, stalls and refreshments.

A spokesman said: “Thank you to everyone who came along to Harrogate Fire Station’s Open Day. It was a brilliant day and we all enjoyed showing you around our fire station.

“A big thank you also to the exhibitors and stalls who came along including Liz from Kwik Fit, Bounce-Alot Castles, Matt and Paul from North Yorkshire Police, John Jakes our Public Safety Officer, Kamer & Muz from Sweet Treats, Margaret from the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, Kyle and Sheilyn - young firefighter cadets, and Dan Able. And a big thanks to our volunteers Wendy and Lilly, and Georgia and Darcey.”

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