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999 Emergency Day
23rd September 2018
An action packed family day out celebrating the work of the many Emergency Services across the UK. Last year’s 999 Emergency Day was a huge success, with a diverse range of Emergency Services personnel all joining us to talk to visitors about their various roles and how they all work together.
The Museum Fire Team – a great chance to meet the team behind the safety cover on our live aircraft events. Our in house fire team will be here with our two huge Pathfinder Fire and Rescue vehicles. Maintained in fully working order, they provide the safety cover that enable us to run our live aircraft.
Meet Emergency Teams – emergency services teams from across the region will be here to explain how they work and the specialist skills they deploy in emergencies including:
Emergency Medical Transport – specialist organ transport and emergency medical team transportation
Greater Manchester Police – Police vehicles and motorcycles on display.
Scarborough and Rydale Mountain Rescue Teams – Rescue vehicle and equipment
Yorkshire Air Ambulance – Display and fund raising team
Highways England Traffic Officer – Display of vehciles.
Aero Fire and Rescue – Specialist aviation fire cover.
YatH Scientific Investigation Unit – The West Yorkshire Police CSI crime scene investigation unit.
Yorkshire Lowland Rescue – specialist rescue team with highly trained rescue dogs.
Organ Donation Services – learn more about organ donation and the teams behind this important role.
British Transport Police – Operational Support Team.
Fire Service Preservation Group – More than twenty vintage fire engines from across the history of firefighting will be arriving at the Museum.
Vintage Fire Fire Engines – the legendary Green Goddess and other famous fire engines will be joining us.
Famous Sunday Roast in the NAAFI – the Museum’s NAAFI restaurant will be serving traditional roast beef and Yorkshire pudding.
Join us again as even more of the regions emergency organisations visit the Museum as we celebrate the great work they do.
Normal Museum entrance applies.