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Summary Magazine 112 year 2016

January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December 

Fire on boat on the Dalešická Dam
On July 2, 2016 a fire occurred at the cruiser on the Dalešická Dam, the Vysočina Region.  Five men crew managed to reach the shore in time to safety.  Firefighters extinguished the blaze in cooperation with members of the Water Rescue Service of the Czech Red Cross. s. 4

Cards for communication with the deaf
Members of the FRS of the Zlin Region presented a new tool for intervention on the incident scene, where they can will find people with hearing disabilities.  They created cards containing eighteen simple sentences, through which firefighters could calm down a deaf person, give him/her vital information about his/her safety, and also obtain important information for the firefighters or other intervening IRS bodies. s. 10

Collaboration of Psychological Service of FRS CR and Moldova
Four representatives of the Psychological Service of Fire Protection of the Republic of Moldova visited Prague in July 2016.  The three-day meeting was held in the seat of the General Directorate of the Fire & Rescue Service of the Czech Republic, and continued in discussion of topics raised during the meeting held last year in Chisinau.s. 14

Safety management for the European Communities
The Tomáš Baťa University in Zlín, the Department of Crisis Management, the Brno University of Technology and the Institute of Forensic Engineering held on 8 and 9 September 2016 the Crisis Management and its Solutions international conference in Uherské Hradiště. This event allowed a wide discussion and exchange of experience among scientific and pedagogical staff, practitioners and other conference participants. s. 20

Safety Day with Firefighters
What to do in case of fire, floods, leakage of hazardous materials or incident in a Temelín nuclear power plant? How to proceed when it is necessary to shelter oneself or to evacuate to safety? The Fire Rescue Service of the South Bohemia Region this year continued successfully in implementation of the project called "Safety Day with Firefighters." s. 22

Fifty volunteer firefighters completed the course of population protection
In May this year, the FRS of the Vysočina Region organized a course for technicians of population protection. The technician of population protection fulfils many special tasks in his fire unit.  He provides training of squad members, but he also assists to the mayor of municipality in the case of dealing with emergencies in the village. s. 23

Fire fairy-tales
The first book of fire fairy-tales was officially presented on September 3, 2016 in the Exposition of Fire Protection of FRS CR in Zbiroh, the Pilsen Region.  The authors of these tales are firefighters who attended the literary contest "Once upon a time at fire service." s. 25

Ostrava 2016 World Championship in Fire Sport
More than 400 competitors from 16 countries came to Ostrava to fight for world's medals. The largest representation was in the men's category, with 14 teams at the start.  New world champions, new world records, the joy of victory, emotion, friendly sport atmosphere, but also the fatigue from intensive preparation, it all gradually mingled during the 12th World Championship in Fire Sport held this August in Ostrava. s. 28

New Czech champions in fire sport
From 26 to 28 August 2016 the Championship of the Czech Republic in fire sport of teams of the Fire Rescue Service of the Czech Republic and the Championship of the Association of Firefighters of Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia in fire sport was held in Brno. It was the sixth joint championship professional and volunteer firefighters. s. 31

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