Hundreds enjoy Potters Bar fire station fun day

PUBLISHED: 12:13 11 September 2017 | UPDATED: 12:13 11 September 2017

Fire Station Open Day - Angie's Dance Academy.

Fire Station Open Day - Angie's Dance Academy.

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Potters Bar fire station held its annual open day in a bid to raise fire safety awareness at the weekend.

Fire Station Open Day - Vinessa Pham Age 2 enjoys the fairground ride.Fire Station Open Day - Vinessa Pham Age 2 enjoys the fairground ride.

Firefighters were joined by residents for the family fun day on Saturday, September 9, from 10am until 4pm at the station in Mutton Lane.

The day was enjoyed by all as adults and children watched fire displays and a live owl show.

For children there was a bouncy castle, funfair, petting zoo, karaoke, sports activities and craft workshops.

Food and drink were also available on the day.

Fire Station Open Day - Jake Tucker Age 9 enjoys the bungee trampoline.Fire Station Open Day - Jake Tucker Age 9 enjoys the bungee trampoline.

Cinderella made an appearance and had photos taken with the children and firefighters.

The purpose of the open day was to raise fire safety awareness and for the community to visit their local fire station and meet the crew.

Crew commander John Wordsworth said: “It went really well and was very popular.

“I’d say about 300 people came and visited throughout the day.

Fire Station Open Day - Jireh Olisa-Asher Age 3 enjoys the bouncy slide.Fire Station Open Day - Jireh Olisa-Asher Age 3 enjoys the bouncy slide.

“The children loved the appliances and there was a lot to do for everyone.”

The money raised during the day for The Firefighters Charity, which helps firefighters who are injured, ill or in need of psychological support, is still being counted.

Fire Station Open Day - Angie's Dance Academy.Fire Station Open Day - Angie's Dance Academy.

Fire Station Open Day - Logan Pham Age 4 enjoys the fairground ride.Fire Station Open Day - Logan Pham Age 4 enjoys the fairground ride.

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Fire Station Open Day - Kian O'Brien Age 5 enjoys the police car.Fire Station Open Day - Kian O'Brien Age 5 enjoys the police car.

Fire Station Open Day - Joshua Salt Age 4 enjoys driving the police car.Fire Station Open Day - Joshua Salt Age 4 enjoys driving the police car.

Fire Station Open Day - Arron Patrick Age 5 on the bungee trampoline.Fire Station Open Day - Arron Patrick Age 5 on the bungee trampoline.

Fire Station Open Day - Angie's Dance Academy.Fire Station Open Day - Angie's Dance Academy.

Fire Station Open Day - Matilda Nomelli Age 5 with a painted face.Fire Station Open Day - Matilda Nomelli Age 5 with a painted face.

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