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4 th meeting of the CTIF Working Group „Voluntary Fire Service“

The 4 th meeting of the CTIF working group „voluntary fire service“ took place on April, 3 rd in BERLIN, Germany. Ten nation participated in the workshop based meeting. The participants presented their preparations for terrorist attacks. Mr. GRÄFLING (Fire chief of Berlin) summed up the car-ramming attack from December 2016 at Breitscheidplatz. Also, the working-time-directive and the situation of Finnish voluntary fire brigades were discussed. The 5 th meeting of the CTIF Working Group “voluntary fire service” will take place in France.

4th Meeting WG Voluntary Fire brigades

The 4 th meeting of the CTIF working group „voluntary fire service“ took place on April, 3 rd in BERLIN, Germany.
Ten nation participated in the workshop based meeting. The participants presented their preparations for terrorist attacks. Mr. GRÄFLING (Fire chief of Berlin) summed up the car-ramming attack from December 2016 at Breitscheidplatz. Also, the working-time-directive and the situation of Finnish voluntary fire brigades were discussed. The 5 th meeting of the CTIF Working Group “voluntary fire service” will take place in France.

First practical training of the Hazmat commission of CTIF

During the 2016 meeting in Croatia, the Hazardous commission decided to organize common practical trainings.

The first one took place, the last 1st and 2nd march 2017, in the French Mulhouse fire station and was managed by the Radiological unit of Upper Rhine Fire Department.

Questions and answers

1. Question

Is your national and local Fire and Rescue Service a State or Municipal Service?

  • London Fire Brigade – metropolitan
  • United Kingdom – metropolitan/non-metropolitan, private, nuclear
  • Sweden – municipal, private organisations - nuclear, airport
  • Norway – municipal and private organisations
  • Denmark – municipal and private organisations
  • Slovenia – municipal, private organisations, airport
  • Austria – municipal, private organizations, airport

2. Question

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