ELLESMERE Port fire station opened its doors to the public on Saturday.
Crews invited people to their Wellington Road premises so they could learn more about the service and its role in the community.
They demonstrated a number of rescue techniques and organised fun activities for the children.
The Links Healthy Living Centre was on hand to provide healthy fruit snacks and visitors had the opportunity to see a vintage fire engine.
Stuart Warburton, manager of fire and security at Shell Stanlow was in attendance to show off the new Colossus Foam Monitor, which is used for putting out huge tanker fires.
It’s capable of using 20,000 litres of water a minute over a distance of 90 metres and costs £40,000.