A FIRE station is holding an open day next month.

On Sunday September 8, Maldon Fire Station will open its door for its annual event from 10am to 4pm.

The crew, based in Wycke Hill is giving residents the opportunity to study their three fire engines, and view all the equipment that is used to attend all the incident the crews are called out to.

The team is also happy to give information to anyone who is considering becoming a firefighter in their community.

A spokesman added: "It's a great family day out, so please bring the whole family - there's something for everyone."