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Plenty of fun for all the family at Bromsgrove Police and Fire open day

Tristan Harris 1st Sep, 2019 Updated: 3rd Sep, 2019

HUNDREDS of people attended the annual open day at Bromsgrove Police and Fire Station.

There were a number of activities taking place yesterday afternoon, including fire engine rides and demonstrations of a road crash and from the Young Firefighters Association.

Picture by Bromsgrove Police. s

There was a host of charity and community stalls, tombolas and the chance to go into the fire service’s ‘smoke house’.

Ethan Keepax, three, and brother Joel, eight, having a go at the tombola on the Libby Mae Little Angel’s stall
Picture by Tristan Harris.

Visitors could also get fire safety and crime prevention advice.

There was also the latest stem cell search for Belbroughton boy Finn Hill who has blood cancer.

Mouth swabs were given by potential donors who could be a match for the brave seven-year-old.

Picture by Lisa O’Rourke from West Midlands Ambulance Service. s

Mascots from all the emergency services took part in a race with Peeler the West Mercia Police dog getting to the tape first despite the tough competition.

Rob Underwood from Charlotte and Craig Saving Hearts Foundation also gave demonstrations on how to give CPR.

Lisa, Bethany and Joseph Hyde with PCSO Clive Rainbow and West Mercia Police mascot Peeler. Picture by Tristan Harris.

Among the visitors were Lisa Hyde with her children Bethany, six, and Joseph, three.

Picture by Lisa O’Rourke from West Midlands Ambulance Service. s

Lisa said: “This is the first one we’ve been to – it’s fantastic, so much to do.

“Joseph loves police cars and fire engines so we are looking forward to all the demonstrations.”

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