VOLUNTEER firefighters from Pottsville and Burringbar Rural Fire Brigade will open their doors to the public tomorrow.
VOLUNTEER firefighters from Pottsville and Burringbar Rural Fire Brigade will open their doors to the public tomorrow. Crystal Spencer/Tweed Daily News

Open day for Tweed rural fire brigades

BURRINGBAR Fire Station will be one of five stations holding a Rural Fire Service open day tomorrow to give residents a taste of the fire service tomorrow and provide fire safety information to the community.

Senior Deputy Captain Angus Jones from the Burringbar Station said the open day was to encourage families and locals to see how the station works.

They will also be able to get information on how to be prepared for the bushfire season.

Recruitment information will be available for anyone interested in joining the rural fire service.

Mr Jones said the Burringbar station would have three fire trucks on show, including an historic fire-fighting vehicle.

Various activities will run at different stations, including jumping castles, games and activities for children and FireWise education displays.

Brigades that will be open on Rural Fire Service open day tomorrow in the area are:

  • Burringbar, Broadway Street, Burringbar.
  • Pottsville, Centennial Drive, Pottsville.
  • Tyalgum, 6 Coolamon Street Tyalgum.
  • Billinudgel/Ocean Shores, Wilfred Street Billinudgel.

Stations will be open to the community from 10am until 1pm.

The Cudgen Brigade will provide home fire safety displays at the Cudgen Public School family fun day and village market, Collier Street, Cudgen.

The brigade will be at the school from 9am until 1pm.



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