FAMILIES are invited to join fire fighters at their station for a fundraising Christmas market.

The festive event will take place at Epping Fire Station, in the High Street, on Friday December 7 from 4pm to 8pm.

There will be a bouncy castle and roundabout for youngsters, with mince pies, mulled wine, tea and coffee for parents.

Father Christmas will also be on hand to greet guests.

Entry is free and all proceeds will go to the Fire Fighters Charity and other local causes.