Thirroul Fire Station will open its doors to the local community for the annual Open Day on Saturday 21 May between 10.00am and 2.00pm.
Children and their parents are invited to watch fire safety demonstrations, hop aboard the station’s fire truck, hold a fire hose, pick up a Brigade Kids fire safety activity booklet and LEGO City Minifigures, and chat with firefighters about what they do.
This is a fantastic opportunity for local families to meet their local firefighters and with winter just around the corner, the worst time of the year for house fires, it’s a great opportunity to learn as much as you can about home fire safety.
Retained Firefighter Troy Gersback says May is the 10th anniversary of the introduction of smoke alarm legislation, so Open Day is a timely opportunity to talk to the experts about replacing your smoke alarms. “Given not all smoke alarms last beyond 10 years, this year we’re encouraging locals to replace their outdated alarms with the latest photoelectric smoke alarms, which provide earlier detection and fewer false alarms.”
“Why not come along to Thirroul Fire Station on Open Day and talk to us about how you can reduce the risk of fire destroying your life,”
For more information about Open Day and other community fire safety services provdied by FRNSW, visit www.fire.nsw.gov.au.