Special oxygen masks designed for pets donated to fire service

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue have been donated oxygen masks for animals when they carry out animla rescues. Pictured at Chesterfield Community Fire Station with the new masks are Greg Fletcher, Ed Lowe, Bob Curry, Mick Clark, Jaimie Hammond and Dexter. Photo: Chris Etchells
Derbyshire Fire and Rescue have been donated oxygen masks for animals when they carry out animla rescues. Pictured at Chesterfield Community Fire Station with the new masks are Greg Fletcher, Ed Lowe, Bob Curry, Mick Clark, Jaimie Hammond and Dexter. Photo: Chris Etchells
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Specially designed oxygen masks have been donated to the fire service to help save animals from blazes.

Not-for-profit organisation Smokey Paws, handed over the two sets of life-saving equipment to Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service (DFRS).

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue have been donated oxygen masks for animals when they carry out animla rescues. Pictured at Chesterfield Community Fire Station with the new masks are Greg Fletcher, Ed Lowe, Bob Curry, Mick Clark, Jaimie Hammond and Dexter. Photo: Chris Etchells

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue have been donated oxygen masks for animals when they carry out animla rescues. Pictured at Chesterfield Community Fire Station with the new masks are Greg Fletcher, Ed Lowe, Bob Curry, Mick Clark, Jaimie Hammond and Dexter. Photo: Chris Etchells

The masks, which are suitable for all types of animals from dogs to hamsters, are in use at the Chesterfield and Staveley fire stations and will be carried on the fire engines.

DFRS group manager, Bob Curry, said: “We are very, very grateful to the charity.”

Visit: smokeypaws.co.uk