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Summary Magazine 112 year 2018

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

Former industrial zone in Bučovice used for practical training
The Vyškov FRS of the Fire Rescue Service of the South Moravian Region took an offer of the town of Bučovice to temporarily use the former industrial area and premises. The six-hectare complex of buildings has deteriorated since 1995, when furniture production ended there. This summer the first phase of demolition began, and almost all buildings will be demolished in the following years.
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Forest fires - global problem from the ground, from the air, even from the orbit
The number of fires in 2018 was above average not only in the Czech Republic, and esp. number of forest and grassland fires extremely increased. Their most frequent causes are human negligence and technical defects of all kinds, as can be seen from the statistics.
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Official takeover of resilient fire engines
On 10th October 2018, a pair of rugged fire engines was officially presented and handed over in Jihlava, the Vysočina Region. The Rescue Unit of the Fire Rescue Service of the CR got another special equipment, which is unparalleled in the country.

Czech CBRN Detachment in the EU-CHEM-REACT 2018 exercise
From 25th to 28th September 2018, the FsX - Full Scale Exercise called EU-CHEM-REACT 2018, took place in the Javoriv Military Training Area in Ukraine, near the Polish-Ukrainian border. The exercise was the final part of the EU- CHEM-REACT 2018 project, and the Fire Rescue Service of the Czech Republic actively participated there.

Cooperation of the FRS CR with Moldova
At the end of this year, the second foreign development cooperation project with the Office for Civil Protection and Emergencies of Moldova will be completed. The project is implemented on the basis of long-term cooperation between the Czech Fire Rescue Service and the Office for Civil Protection and Emergency of Moldova, and financially supported by the Czech Development Agency.
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Best volunteer firefighters received donations more than CZK 2,400,000
Total of 50 voluntary fire units of municipalities and volunteer firefighters from fire services of the Czech Republic received the Voluntary Firefighters Award 2018 on 14th November 2018. The ceremony of winners of the 8th Survey, nominated by the expert jury, was held at the Brno Exhibition Centre. The prestigious awards were received by representatives of voluntary fire units and services from the first to the third position in the public poll.
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Commemorative medals of the 100th anniversary of the state
On 8th November 2018 a ceremony of commemorative medals took place in the cinema hall of the National Archives in Prague. Altogether, more than three hundred persons were awarded, both officers and employees of the Czech Fire Rescue Service. At the same time, personalities from the public and the private sector, who contributed to the development of the FRS CR, were awarded.
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