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Fire Rescue Service of the Czech Republic - Mission and tasks

  • Mission and tasks
  • Director General of FRS CR
  • Firefighters‘ oath of office

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
 
 
 

Director General of FRS CR

Maj-Gen Eng. Drahoslav RYBAMaj-Gen Eng. Drahoslav RYBA
Director General of Fire Rescue Service of the Czech Republic

Major-General Eng. Drahoslav RYBA

  • Date of birth: 2 December 1962
  • Marital status: Married, two children

Education: 

  • 1977 – 1981 Grammar-school in Žďár nad Sázavou
  • 1981 – 1985 Technical University of Ostrava, Fire Protection Technology and Industrial Safety

Employment: 

  • 1985 – 1986 Fire and Safety Officer of the Union of voluntary fire-fighters Velké Meziříčí
  • 1986 – 1989 Deputy Commander of District Unit of Fire Protection Brigade Žďár nad Sázavou
  • 1989 – 1990 Commander of District Unit of Fire Protection Brigade Žďár nad Sázavou
  • 1990 – 1994 Chief of District Administration of Fire Protection Brigade Žďár nad Sázavou
  • 1995 – 2000 Director of Fire Rescue Service of Žďár nad Sázavou District and District Fire Protection Counsellor
  • 2001 – 30.11.2011 Director of Fire Rescue Service Vysočina

As a Director General of Fire Rescue Service of the Czech Republic he was appointed from 1 December 2011.

 
Nowadays he is acting as a member of committee for state examinations in Technical University of Ostrava.
Active member of a volunteer fire department Radostín nad Oslavou.
 
Political affiliation:
  • non-party

Hobbies:

 
  • Sports – especially volleyball, tennis and basketball, photography and of course the family

 

 

Firefighters‘ oath of office

I promise with my full credit and conscience that in performing of my duties I will always be unbiased and I will thoroughly keep the legal and service regulation and rules, I will execute commands and instructions of my superiors, and I will never misuse my official status. Every time and every place I will behave in such a way I would not compromise credit of our safety corps. I will duly and thoroughly perform my official duties, and I will not hesitate do that even with taking my life in protection of the interests of the Czech Republic.
Firefighters‘ oath of office

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