Winter safety advice on offer at live blue lights rescue demonstration

08 December 2017
Firefighters demonstrating vehicle rescue techniques

​Firefighters will be staging a mock rescue demonstration and sharing road, winter and fire safety advice in Higham Ferrers next week.

Organised by Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS), the event will see a road traffic collision scenario re-enacted in the car park off College Street in Higham Ferrers from 6:30pm on Tuesday 12 December.

Fire crews will use dummies to show how they rescue people from crashed vehicles, with a commentary provided to explain the equipment and techniques used.

NFRS staff will also give spectators advice on road safety, safe winter driving and fire safety, including how to book a free home fire safety check.

The event will run from 6:30pm to approximately 8:00pm on Tuesday 12 December in the cark park off College Street, Higham Ferrers, adjacent to the war memorial.

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