There was also a driving simulator challenge, drill displays by the Young Firefighters Association
and a host of fairground attractions and food and drink stalls.
The day runs from 10.30am to 3pm and all proceeds will be donated to The Firefighters' Charity and Young Firefighters Association
THE Foleshill branch of the Young Firefighters Association
raised funds for their group by packing bags at Sainsburys in Canley.
THE Holyhead branch of the Young Firefighters Association
(YFA) is looking for new recruits.
John Doyle, Chief Fire Officer said: "The expansion of the Young Firefighters Association
in Hartlepool opens up new opportunities for local youngsters to reach their potential and we are certain it will continue to be a success and help make our community a better place to be."
The Young Firefighters Association
is one initiative used by the brigade to promote a need for a change in attitude.
The free event, at West Hartford Community Fire Station on Saturday from 10.30am to 3pm, will give people a behind-the-scenes look at the latest fire and rescue equipment, offer a driving simulator challenge, drill displays by the Young Firefighters Association
, fairground attractions and food and drink stalls.
Before officially opening the building and unveiling the plaque to commemorate the occasion, the Countess of Wessex met members of the Young Firefighters Association
. These are all local young people between the ages of 13 and 17 who take part in weekly training sessions across County Durham and Darlington based on the fire service and run by service personnel in their free time.
Since October, the children had been attending after-school cadet sessions run by young role models and members of the Sutton Coldfield Young Firefighters Association
. At each session, the ten and 11-year olds were organised into watches, and took part in activities designed to boost their teamwork, learn first aid, personal safety, and be taught about the role of the emergency services in society.
THE Young Firefighters Association
is appealing for new members in Coventry.
MEMBERS of an award -winning Young Firefighters Association
are showcasing their talents before a Welsh Assembly minister.
Also on the agenda is the Young Firefighters Association
as part of an update from Cleveland Fire Brigade.