UK fire safety

Bedfordshire firefighters record 'virtual school visit'

Orla Moore

BBC News

Bedfordshire firefighters have taken their fire safety message online for primary school children.

The video was created by Kempston White Watch to reach out to isolated families and engage with young children during the lockdown.

The 10-minute lesson includes describing what firefighters do and wear - and what to do if there's a fire in the home.

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Firefighter Tom Field said: "Whilst we cannot physically attend our usual school fire safety visits, we really want to continue to engage with our communities.

"Therefore, we decided to create a ‘virtual school visit’ that can be shared online to help spread important fire safety messages."

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