Police, ambulance and fire crews host open day

PUBLISHED: 13:00 03 October 2019

Nailsea Fire and police station open day.    Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Nailsea Fire and police station open day. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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Fingerprint activities, hose running and badge making were just some of the activities on offer at an emergency services day.

Nailsea Fire and police station open day.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONNailsea Fire and police station open day. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Scores of people flocked to Nailsea fire, police and ambulance station, in Pound Lane, as staff threw open their doors to the public on Sunday.

Firefighters from Avon Fire and Rescue Service took part in several displays and demonstrated the high volume pump which is used to tackle major flooding incidents.

Visitors were able to have a go at bag throwing and casualty drags so they could find out what it is like to be a firefighter.

Children were able to meet police dogs, have their bikes marked for free and try out some fingerprint activities, while police put on displays with the public order team including petrol bomb demonstrations.

Nailsea Fire and police station open day.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONNailsea Fire and police station open day. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

South Western Ambulance crews put on CPR demonstrations and youngsters were able to look inside the emergency vehicles and talk to crews.

Nailsea Fire and police station open day.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONNailsea Fire and police station open day. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Nailsea Fire and police station open day.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONNailsea Fire and police station open day. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Nailsea Fire and police station open day.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONNailsea Fire and police station open day. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Nailsea Fire and police station open day.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONNailsea Fire and police station open day. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Nailsea Fire and police station open day.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONNailsea Fire and police station open day. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Nailsea Fire and police station open day.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONNailsea Fire and police station open day. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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