Phil the Fire Engine is a little red engine at Valley End Fire Station, Mossy Moor. His adventures are aimed at parents and teachers alike and seek to enable children to learn about fire safety in a fun and engaging way. Written by Dave Fanning, who with 35 years service as a fire fighter, has penned his stories to help children become ‘fire aware’. Please feel free to browse the site and get in touch if we can be of help.
Phil says “Remember these simple rules this Bonfire Night, Christmas and New Year to enjoy your celebrations safely!”
Click on the poster for a free printable version for your classroom or child’s bedroom
In conjunction with Pannone Solicitors and the Greater Manchester Fire Brigade, Phil the Fire Engine Books have been donated to the burns unit of Greater Manchester Children’s Hospital. In recognition of this, the hospital have unveiled a mural in honour of Phil. Click here to learn more.
Lindsay Warden (Early Years Co-ordinator) from Tormead School, Guildford, Surrey has written to say how much her pupils have enjoyed
reading the Phil the Fire Engine stories. Read the letter here to see how Phil could have an impact with your child or children!
Graham Evans MP backs Phil!
The Member of Parliament for Weaver Vale, Graham Evans MP, has given his backing to Phil the Fire Engine by writing to three local councils and the DfE to ask that Phil the Fire Engine be included in Primary Schools. Read More on our Endorsements page.
Cumbria Fire & Rescue Service have purchased 6 Phil the Fire Engine CD’s to help deliver the fire safety message and reduce child burns within their authority.
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