As part of the children’s topic on the Great Fire of London the children received a visit on Wednesday from the Firefighters from Liverpool Street , Salford.
They spoke to the children about fire safety, smoke alarms and the importance of weekly and the about the importance of not making hoax phone calls.
Lily dressed up in firefighters protective clothing. and we all looked around the fire engine and had a go at using the hose.
Year 2 had prepared questions to ask firefighters; Max, Nick, Ray and Ged from Blue Watch.
Demi asked-How long have you been a fire fighter? Fire fighter Max had only been one for 18 months.
Molly asked – How many fire fighters do you need to put out a fire? It depends on the size of the fire. At the station there are 2 engines, one with 5 firefighters and one with 4 firefighters, so it can be between 4-98 a firefighters.
Jenny asked-How do you save people if they are stuck in a tall building? We use a hydraulic platform.
Noor asked-What was the first fire you put out? Firefighter MAx answered ‘The Spa Shop on Seaford Road’
Ethan Asked-How quickly do you get to a fire? Within 5 minutes
Skye asked-How many fire engines go to a fire? Depends on the size of the fire. Houses have 2; people inside the house 3 and small bins 1.
The children thoroughly enjoyed their visit from the firefighters and found it very interesting., as you see from the pictures.