Our Reception children enjoyed a fantastic afternoon outing to Douglas Fire Station with the Blue Watch Crew as part of their People Who Help Us topic.
Pupils experienced travelling up to heights of 32 metres on the hoist, using high power water hoses, sitting inside fire trucks and looking through a thermal imaging camera. They even got to experience the station at work when an emergency call came in and Firefighters left to attend! Other children went inside the Fire Engine and were amazed at the thousands of different pieces of equipment.
Those children (and Miss Gallagher) who enjoyed using the hoist to reach high buildings were delighted to be able to see for miles around them including Snaefell and other Manx Hills, the NSC and had a bird's eye view of McDonalds!
A huge thank you to the Fire Officers for letting the children