Firefighters stage rescue for kids

Published: June 3, 2008 | 7115th good news item since 2003

FIREFIGHTERS staged the dramatic rescue of a motorist from the wreckage of a car to convince youngsters of the dangers of joyriding.

They cut a dummy free from a car before stetchering the `victim’ away for treatment.

It was part of an open day at Moss Side fire station organised by the East Lancashire Amateur Boxing Assocation.

Youngsters also got a chance to test their boxing skills in a ring put up in the station house.

Station commander John Varey said they now hope to make it an annual event.

He said: “It was really successful. It was a demonstration of the dangers of car theft and subsequent accidents.”

Published in Kids & Teens
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