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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

Fire and Rescue Service at County Show!

29/05/2012

County Show 2011
Join us at this years Staffordshire County Show

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service will once again be at the Staffordshire County Show next week.

"The County Show comes at a perfect time for us to get across some key fire safety messages for families to remember when out enjoying the sunshine this summer."

Events Manager, Jude Russell

The annual two day event is taking place at Staffordshire’s County Showground next Wednesday and Thursday, between 8.00am and 6pm. Representatives from the fire and rescue service will be joining partner agency Staffordshire Police.

The stand, which will be located at plot D stand 57 near to the main arena, has something to keep all members of the family entertained. Not only will firefighters be on hand to talk to members of the public, the brand new UNIMOG vehicle will also be there and firefighters will have a mechanical horse to carry out animal rescue demonstrations on.

Welephant will be on hand as always entertaining the children and kids aged four to eight will be able to join the Welephant Club, free of charge. They will then receive a welcome pack, four newsletters a year packed full of fun fire-related items plus a birthday and Christmas card.

Events Manager, Jude Russell said: "The County Show comes at a perfect time for us to get across some key fire safety messages for families to remember when out enjoying the sunshine this summer. We also hope to meet members of the public who live in our more rural communities."

Other teams from the Service visiting the event include the risk reduction team who will be taking home fire risk check referrals and speaking to people about the Service’s celebrate safely, BBQ safety and grass fire campaigns.

Firefighters will also be taking the opportunity to talk to local farmers and landowners about the dangers of wildfire and how we can help to protect the countryside and their homes.