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AUDIO: Behind the scenes with fire crews on Bonfire Night

AUDIO: Behind the scenes with fire crews on Bonfire Night

Published at 7:28am 6th November 2015. (Updated at 3:50pm 6th November 2015)

Many of us will have attended, or will be planning to attend, bonfire displays somewhere this weekend.

But spare a thought for some of the people working during the evenings to make sure we all stay safe.

These days, a firefighter's work includes spreading messages of safety, as much as fighting fires.

That's what happened last night when Stray FM accompanied crews in Harrogate, visiting a local Scout group whilst remaining on standby should any incidents happen.

As we found out, the safety message seems to be getting through:

A call-out to reports of an out-of-control bonfire on Forest Moor Road in Knaresborough, but it was a false alarm with good intent:

Posted by Stray FM on Thursday, November 5, 2015