!!Photo Special!! Fire Brigade visit IES Södertälje

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This week IES Södertälje's Junior club had a very special visit from the Södertälje Fire Brigade.

 

During the visit Södertälje Fire department split up the class into 3 groups and each group had a different activity to do. The 1st group of students had a tour around the Fire trucks, the 2nd group learned how to put out a real fire, using a fire blanket and doll, and the third group got to look at the "ladder pump". 

'Fire truck tour', Students were surprised at the amount of equipment that could fit inside the trucks.

Students learning how to put out a clothing fire.

Students checking out the "ladder pump"

Mr Brace who orginised the visit had this to say about the visit:

It was an amazing day for the children, I remember as a child when the firefighters came to our school that it was one of the most exciting days that we ever had, and that's why I wanted to do the same for our students. The Södertälje Fire brigade went above and beyond what we expected from the visit, and really interacted well with the children to make the visit a truly memorable one.  Our huge thanks go to Södertälje Fire brigade and to all of the Firefighters that were involved in the visit. 

Mr Brace and the Södertälje Fire department

The day finished off with the Firefighters joining the Junior Club students for afternoon dinner.   After this the students continued with a "Breathing apparatus" demonstration followed by a question and answer session to end the visit. 

 

Trying on and discovering how heavy the breathing apparatus was. 

 

Södertälje Fire department take questions.