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Summary Magazine 112 year 2019

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

Fire in the boiler room
On Saturday 9th February 2019, the Operational and Information Centre of the Ústí nad Labem FRS received information on the explosion and subsequent fire of the boiler room at the AGC Automotive Czech, joint-stock Co. in Bílina-Chudeřice. The preliminary fire damage was estimated at 25.5 million CZK (1 million EUR). Total of 71 persons were evacuated, but there was no injury or death in direct connection with the fire.                                                                                                                       
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Fire protection topic attracted hotel management
This year, the newly initiated cooperation of the Ministry of the Interior, General Directorate of the Czech Fire Rescue Service and the Czech Association of Hotels and Restaurants met with a great response from hotel and accommodation managers across the Czech Republic.                                                                       
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Future firefighters from Chomutov on internship in Saxony
From 6th to 19th October 2019, 12 pupils of the third and fourth classes of the Fire Engineer from the Secondary Technical School of Energy and Civil Engineering, Business Academy and Secondary Medical School in Chomutov, Northern Bohemia,  completed their internship in the Landesfeuerwehr und Katastrophenschutzschule Sachsen, Nardt Elsterheide - Hoyerswerda (Fire and Civil Protection School of the Land of Saxony).                                                                                                             
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First Aid Competition has winners
On Monday 9th September 2019 at 9.00 the fourth year of the national competition of professional firefighters in providing of first aid was launched. This year hosted by the Fire Rescue Service of the Central Bohemian Region, the organization team headed by the competition commander and the main referee prepared a total of fourteen plausible model situations for the national teams from all regions in the town of Mělník and its surroundings.                                                                                     
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Tactical exercise verified the registration point
In the days of 4th and 5 thNovember 2019, the "Sector Beskydy" tactical cooperation exercise took place at the Mosty u Jablunkova Czech / Slovak border crossing. What was the goal? To verify the functionality and feasibility of the “Operational Plan for Joint Action and Cooperation in the Establishment and Operation of Registration Points in the event of the unauthorized entry of a larger number of foreigners into the Czech Republic”.                                                                                                      
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Emergencies addressed at European Union level
In recent weeks, the Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) of EU has focused mainly on natural disasters such as large-scale fires in South America, earthquakes and floods in Albania, or Dorian the tropical cyclone that plagued the coast of Florida. However, other cases of natural disasters followed, in which the affected countries were forced to apply for international EU assistance through the ERCC, based on the situation.                                                                                            
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Tests of a new protective equipment for children from 6 to 18 years
The designated protection division of the Institute of Population Protection in Lázně Bohdaneč, in cooperation with the Clean Air Co. Jablonec nad Nisou cooperate in the research project called “Targeted Applied Research of New Modern Technologies, Methods and Procedures to Increase the Level of Competence of the  FRS CR”. One of its tasks is the construction of a protective equipment - helmets for children from 6 to 18 years. The solution reaches its final phase in which the proposed functional samples are tested.                                                                P.30

Czech FRS Champion on the climbing wall of the Velké Poříčí polygon
Rescue from height and depth is one of the very specific activities carried out by members of the Fire Rescue Service of the Czech Republic, which requires demanding and systematic preparation, even on a climbing wall.                           
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