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Don’t let a fire ruin your happy ever after this world book day

March 7 2019

Once upon a time staff from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service visited a local community hall to share the story of the wicked fire and the heroes who tackle the blaze.

We had a fantastic time with the community at Rising Brook, especially little Red Riding Hood! It was really nice to get to be a part of their World Book Day celebrations.

Prevent Manager Mark Downes

Members of the Service’s Prevent Team visited Rising Brook Community Centre today (Thursday) to talk to residents about fire safety and were greeted by some surprising (and cute) characters. Many of the children were dressed in their best costumes for World Book Day and were happy to listen to the story of how to stay safe at home and what to do if there is ever a fire.

Mark Downes, Prevent Lead, said: “We really value opportunities like this to get out and speak to people about fire safety and staying safe and well in their homes. It is also really important for us to engage with children so we can get those important safety messages across early and help them understand the danger of fire.

“We had a fantastic time with the community at Rising Brook, especially little Red Riding Hood! It was really nice to get to be a part of their World Book Day celebrations.”