People are being given the chance to witness how the fire service responds to road traffic collisions at County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service’s Road Safety Open Day.
Bishop Auckland Community Fire Station at Fylands Bridge in Bishop Auckland will open its doors to the public from 10.00am to 4.00pm on Saturday 29th June 2013.
Throughout the day visitors will have the opportunity to see how the Fire and Rescue Service deal with different road traffic collision scenarios. The fire crews will be displaying their expertise as part of a national fire and rescue service extrication competition. It will involve fire and rescue stations in County Durham and Darlington competing against each other plus teams representing other Fire and Rescue services from across the UK to rescue a live casualty from a simulated road traffic collision, under the critical eye of 4 judges supplied by the United Kingdom Rescue Organisation.
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