Nursery children in Bolton had a special visit from firefighters to learn all about their work.

Bromley Cross councillor Cllr Samantha Connor arranged for the fire service to pay a visit to Eagley School House Nurseries.

Children learned all about the engine and got to use the hose and go in the truck.

It forms part of the ‘people who help us’ topic that the children are learning about.

Cllr Connor said: “What a wonderful time was had by all when Bolton North fire service visited Eagley School House Nursery.

“All the children were very excited to see the fire engine and take turns in spraying water from the hose.

“The fire officers gave a talk on how they help us.

“This was a topic we have recently covered in our pre-school room.

“The staff and children all appreciated the time and care given by the fire officers.”

A spokesperson for the school said: “Eagley School House Nurseries. would like to say thank you to the Bolton North fire station, on Crompton Way.

“The children loved seeing the fire engine up close and were so excited to have a turn at using the water hose.

“The firemen demonstrated how they use their different tools.

“They then had the opportunity to climb into the cabin.

“They gave us a blast of the sirens as they wave goodbye on the way out.”

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