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Summary Magazine 112 year 2019

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

Fire of melting furnace
On 23rd August 2018, a fire in a grey and ductile iron foundry in Turnov, North Bohemia, was announced by the owner to the Regional Operation and Information Centre of the FRS of the Liberec Region. The third degree of fire alarm was proclaimed, and fire intervention required the deployment of 10 fire units, including volunteer firefighters from the entire Semily District.
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Colour treatment of fire vehicle
From February 2017 to January 2018, a research project called "Colour Modification of a Fire Vehicle" was implemented in the framework of security research. Its object was to determine the optimal arrangement of a uniform colour scheme for fire vehicles so that the optimal safety of its crew and other road users would be ensured when exercising the right of priority driving.
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3D Laser Scanning System
The Institute of Population Protection with newly acquired tools for documentation and digitization of the intervention sites moves the boundary of in-site documentation during detection of causes of fires. Experts tested possibilities of using a laser scanning system for these purposes during 2016. Since January 2017, the 3D Laser Scanning System has been used in real conditions, where outputs are part of fire-technical expertise.
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Protection of population against leakage of radioactive substances
The Disaster Medicine International Conference was held in the High Tatras, Slovakia, in the end of October 2018. The main topics were management of emergencies like a radiation accident, prevention of these events in various branches of industry and health, coordination of preparation and cooperation of the ministries, protection of health and provision of health care after nuclear or radiation events, and the activity of health care providers and the integrated rescue system (IRS) after nuclear or radiation events.
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Teachers training in the Liberec Region
Since 2006, the Fire Rescue Service of the Liberec Region has been organizing training for teachers of the Liberec Region Primary Schools on the issue of teaching human protection for common risks and emergencies. Teachers have the opportunity to learn important information from the field of fire protection and population protection, which they later pass on to students at school.
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Emergencies addressed at European Union level
In the beginning of the new year we have to look back at emergencies solved at the European Union level by the Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC), which took place at the end of last year.  One of them happened in the end of November 2018 - the sinking of a fishing boat in the Bay of Biscay connected with a large spill of diesel fuel into the Atlantic Ocean.
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Safe Society 2018 conference
On 28th – 29th November 2018, the Safe Society 2018 conference subtitled Emergencies - we help ourselves and we can do it together took place in Vodňany, South Bohemia. The conference was organized by the Fire Rescue Service of the South Bohemian Region, the South Bohemian Region, and the College of European and Regional Studies in cooperation with the Czech Fire Officers Association (Czech FEU).
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