Langley firefighters play host to the public

Langley Township fire halls held open houses June 23 and 24 and lots of families took the opportunity to visit their local hall.

In addition to fire trucks and other equipment on display, there were demonstrations and lessons on such things as how to use a fire extinguisher.

The open houses also included RCMP and BC Ambulance staff and their vehicles which the public could climb inside to learn more about their work.

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A wrecked car was used at the Murrayville fire hall to demonstrate the extrication equipment firefighters use at a crash scene. One of the first tasks at a crash is to safely smash windows to get patients out of vehicles. – Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance

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