Get ready teddy for parachute launch

PUBLISHED: 14:00 12 July 2007 | UPDATED: 15:10 12 May 2010

FIREFIGHTERS from Buntingford are inviting children to take their teddies along to the station s open day on Saturday. Children will be able to enter them in a teddy bear parachute launch. Crew manager Wesley Cook, said: We are looking forward to meetin

FIREFIGHTERS from Buntingford are inviting children to take their teddies along to the station's open day on Saturday.

Children will be able to enter them in a teddy bear parachute launch.

Crew manager Wesley Cook, said: "We are looking forward to meeting people from the area to share fire safety advice and encourage people to book a free home fire safety check."

Firefighters will be giving advice on smoke alarms and home safety.

They will also be giving a dramatic demonstration of a chip pan fire and a road traffic collision.

Herts police and the East of England Ambulance Service will be running stands at the event.

Other attractions will include a bouncy castle and face-painting.

The open day will run from 10am to 4pm.


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