PICTURES: Family fun at fire station open day

A chip pan demo. Picture: Eddie Howland
A chip pan demo. Picture: Eddie Howland

Firefighters of the future could well have been made during a fire station’s open day.

Haywards Heath Fire Station opened its doors to members of the public on Saturday, allowing them to see a glimpse into the life of a firefighter.

Members of the public got to try using a hose. Picture: Eddie Howland

Members of the public got to try using a hose. Picture: Eddie Howland

The team put on demonstrations, including putting out a chip pan fire and simulated rescues from a burning tower and a car, using their training facilities.

Visitors were also able to try out some of the equipment, including a hose reel, and sit in a fire engine.

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Haywards Heath Fire Station's open day was on Saturday. Picture: Eddie Howland

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Haywards Heath Fire Station's open day was on Saturday. Picture: Eddie Howland

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Haywards Heath Fire Station's open day was on Saturday. Picture: Eddie Howland

Haywards Heath Fire Station's open day was on Saturday. Picture: Eddie Howland