Sat 20 Jul: Reigate Fire HQ Open Day


Surrey Fire and Rescue Service will be holding its annual Reigate open day at its headquarters on Croydon Road, RH2 0EJ, on Saturday 20 July 2019, 10am – 4pm.

The event website says:

“The popular, free entry event is a fun and informative day for children and adults alike, and was attended by over 4, 000 people last year.

    • Meet firefighters and see vehicles and equipment including old and new fire engines, boats, aerial ladders, water carriers and military vehicles
    • Activities for children including fire engine rides, hose squirting, bouncy castles, mini fire engines, colouring and giveaways
    • Picnic area
    • Live music and radio broadcast
    • Refreshments including hot food stands and ice creams
    • Demonstrations including firefighting through the ages, road traffic collisions, fire service dogs, CPR and rescues at height
    • Experience what it’s like to be a firefighter in our smoke filled room
    • Visit Reigate fire station, our workshops and museum
    • Learn vital fire safety advice
    • Visit information stands from other emergency services and exhibitors
    • Opportunity to buy fire service merchandise and other products.”

For safety reasons, no parking will be available on the site except for blue-badge holders and exhibitors.  Alternative places to park can be found on a headquarters webpage.