Preston Circus Fire Station to hold open day to mark 80th anniversary

Posted On 23 May 2018 at 2:16 pm

Preston Circus Fire Station in Brighton is holding an open day on Saturday 26 May to celebrate its 80th anniversary.

Preston Circus Fire Station open day flyer 2018

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said: “Members of the public are invited to visit the station between 11am and 4pm to celebrate this wonderful milestone.

“Throughout the day there will be lots of different activities for the family.

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“Firefighters will be running cooking safety and aerial ladder platform demonstrations.

“There will also be a display of the history of the fire service in Brighton as well as a fire engine and equipment to look around.

Ben Bailey and Tom Walby welcomed the then mayor of Brighton and Hove Councillor Mo Marsh to last year’s Preston Circus Fire Station open day

“Brighton firefighters will also be joined by Sussex Safer Roads Partnership who will be offering road safety advice together with the coastguard and Secamb who will be providing advice on water safety and CPR techniques.”

Station Commander Tom Walby said: “This is a great opportunity for us to engage with the public and we’re really looking forward to throwing open our doors and giving everyone a very warm welcome.

“There will be something for the whole family so please do come along and help us celebrate our 80th anniversary.”

Entry is free. Donations to the Firefighters Charity will be welcome.

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