Beaudesert Ambulance Station is hosting an open day and everyone is invited

OPEN DAY: Ben Millington at Beaudesert Ambulance Station. Photo: Larraine Sathicq
OPEN DAY: Ben Millington at Beaudesert Ambulance Station. Photo: Larraine Sathicq

BEAUDESERT Ambulance Station is holding an open day this Saturday, with a host of activities planned.

Officer in Charge Ben Millington said the event would run from 10am to 2pm with CPR awareness demonstrations and station tours scheduled throughout the day.

"People will be able to practise CPR with operational paramedics from Beaudesert and officers from the volunteer first responder station at Rathdowney," he said.

"There will be multiple Queensland Ambulance Service vehicles at the station and also a fire truck from the Beaudesert Fire Station.

Mr Millington said there would be a vintage ambulance from the Wynnum Ambulance Museum at the event.

He said Maurice Dux, veteran member of the Queensland Ambulance Transport Brigade which was operational at Beaudesert from 1929 would also be on hand to chat to locals.

"There will also be kids activities and a free barbecue on the day," he said.

"We are hoping everyone will come down and see us on Saturday."