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Police commissioner hula hoops as emergency services show off their skills

Sussex Police Commissioner Katy Bourne opened the event Credit: Eddie Howlands

Sussex Police Commissioner Katy Bourne got into the spirit of things as she opened the Mid Sussex 999 Day in Burgess Hill.

She hula hooped at the event, designed to raise awareness of the work done by the county's emergency services.

Hundreds attended the day, at the World's End Recreation Ground.

All 3 emergency services were represented, with displays during the day, including cutting people out of cars, chip pan fire demos, police dogs, and Thames valley Police horses.

Fire crews demonstrate cutting open a car Credit: Eddie Howlands
Fire crews tackle a chip pan blaze Credit: Eddie Howland
Police demonstrate how to cuff a suspect Credit: Eddie Howland

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