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Fire Rescue Service of the Czech Republic - Mission and tasks

Primary mission of the Fire Rescue Service of CR is to protect life, health and property of citizens against fire, and to provide effective help in emergencies. Fire Rescue Service of CR is one of the basic bodies of the Integrated Rescue System, which has been operating with new structure since 1st January 2001.
Under the Act No. 320/2015 Coll. on Fire Rescue Service of CR and on certain regulations, new organisational structure had been established and the basic tasks had been determined.
 
Fire Rescue Service of CR consists of the Directorate General  of Fire Rescue Service of CR (DG FRS CR), which is a part of the Ministry of Interior, and of 14 Regional Fire Rescue Services, the Emergency Unit of FRS CR, and the Special Secondary School of Fire Protection and High Special School of Fire Protection in Frýdek-Místek.
 
The Directorate General of FRS CR manages Regional Fire Rescue Services, which are organisational bodies of the state, accounting entities, and administrative authorities; and the Emergency Unit of FRS CR, which is an organisational body of the state and an accounting entity.
 
The Directorate General of Fire Rescue Service of CR fulfils tasks of the Ministry of Interior, which is the central body of state administration for fire protection, crisis management, civil emergency planning and population protection.
 
Fire Rescue Service of CR fulfils tasks in the scope and under conditions determined by specific legal regulations, mainly by:
 
      Act No. 133/1985  Coll. on fire protection, as amended 
      Act No. 320/2015  Coll. on the Fire Rescue Service of CR and on the modification of certain codes, as amended
      Act No. 239/2000  Coll. on the Integrated Rescue System and on the modification of certain codes, as amended
      Act No. 240/2000  Coll. on Emergency Management and on the modification of certain codes (Crisis Code),  as amended
 
Tasks of Fire Rescue Service of CR are fulfilled by members of the Fire Rescue Service of CR (in service employment), and by other employees.
 
 Information brochure- Fire Rescue Service of the Czech Republic
 
Organisational diagram FRS CR
 
Statistical Yearbooks
 

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