The Fire Museum is based in a purpose built building at Watford Fire Station, and they will be holding an open day on Saturday September 8th from 1pm – 4pm
You will be able to visit the only fire-related museum in Hertfordshire and see the history of fire-fighting from the early days.
There will be fire-fighters uniforms that can be tried on and fire-fighting equipment that can be handled (including early breathing apparatus sets). They also have a large photographic display of Watford Fire Brigade/fires/fire engines and the Buncefield explosion and fire of 2005.
At the open day they will also have two 19th century hand manual fire pumps, a 1896 horse-drawn steam fire pump, a 1937 Leyland pump-escape fire engine that served at St. Albans, and a 1942 Dennis trailer pump used during the Second World War.
There is no parking at the Fire Station, please use the adjacent retail car parks – remember the time limits!
Entry is free, but donations will be welcome.
Bring your cameras for those unique photos.