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Summary Magazine 112 year 2018

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

New fire station in Znojmo
On 14th May 2018, a new fire station in Znojmo, South Moravia, was officially opened. The new premises replaced the former inconvenient fire station building, as the first construction of this type during the existence of the FRS of the South Moravian Region.         
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Fire of wood mass warehouse in Nová Cerekev 
On 7th January 2018, the Regional Operational and Information Centre of the Vysočina FRS received an announcement on a fire of a wood mass storage facility. It was the longest fire in history of the Vysočina FRS that lasted for 11 days, and required a large number of intervening firefighters and equipment. The costs of disposal were many times higher than the total direct damage caused by the fire.
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Fire Safety Day 2018
Friday 13th is generally considered a day of unfortune. Therefore, firefighters from the whole Czech Republic try to refute this superstition through various preventive actions. The Czech Association of Fire Officers (Czech FEU) in cooperation with   the regional Fire & Rescue Services traditionally proclaim this the Fire Safety Day. This year there are two Fridays 13th in the calendar, so the Fire Safety Day was proclaimed on 13 April 2018.
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Handling with personal data from the point of view of FRS CR
The Fire & Rescue Service of the Czech Republic responds to new measures in connection with GDPR (General Data Protection)  which entered into effect on 25th May 2018.  The FRS CR must take the appropriate measures under the Regulation on the protection of personal data.
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Professional firefighters are preparing to cope with any situation from the beginning of their work in the corps. Therefore, every member of the Fire & Rescue Service of the Czech Republic undergoes basic training, followed by further trainings, such as courses for rescue from highs and lows, from which special groups of climbers come from.
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Water Rescue Service of the Czech Red Cross
The Water Rescue Service of the Czech Red Cross was established in 1968 and this year celebrates 50th anniversary. This is the largest and the oldest nationwide organization dedicated to rescue from water, and also to education and training, rescue sports and other water-related activities. At present it operates in 10 of 14 regions of the Czech Republic, and is a part of the Integrated Rescue System (IRS).
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Popálky is the name of a community service that has been helping to scorched people and their loved ones for over four years to cope with an accident and to return to their lives as soon as possible. It also deals with prevention and dissemination of awareness of burn injuries. In April this year they were awarded by the Golden Rescue Cross for their activities in 2017 of the hands of the President of the Czech Republic at the Prague Castle.
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