More than 1,000 people attended an open day in Penistone, after firefighters threw open the doors of the fire station to local people.
Activities included a bouncy castle, face painting, chip pan display and fire engine rides provided by the National Emergency Services Museum. The event also raised £983 for charity.
Watch Manager Toby Bulcock said, “The fire station is a large part of the local community so we wanted to invite local people to come along and find out a little more about how things work here at the station. There were plenty of activities for all the family to enjoy it was a really good day out. Our firefighters were also able to offer visitors important road and fire safety advice.”
Penistone is a part time station situated on the edge of the Peak District National Park with an area which covers a large amount of woodland and open moorland as well as numerous small villages.Penistone station covers the surrounding areas of Penistone, Thurgoland, Thurlstone, and Castle Green.