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Summary Magazine 112 year 2020

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Mass accident with subsequent fire closed D1 motorway

On Sunday 13 October 2019, information about a traffic accident and fire of several vehicles on the D1 motorway in the area of ​​the Psáře junction, the 49th kilometre in direction from Prague to Brno, was announced to the emergency line of the Fire Rescue Service of the Central Bohemian Region. Upon arrival at the site of the intervention, the survey revealed that there was a crash of a tractor with a tanker and five passenger cars with subsequent fire.
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Special fire engines for Rescue Unit

Two special fire engines were delivered to the Rescue Unit of the FRS CR at the end of 2019, and on Tuesday 18 February 2020 ceremonially handed over and presented to the management of the FRS CR with participation of Mr. Jan Hamáček, Minister of the Interior. Specifically, the CZS 15 tank-hardened fire engine and the CV 40 large-capacity tank are both designed for extinguishing fires in dangerous areas and for forest fires.
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External emergency plan of DIAMO state enterprise

In the past, the area of ​​prevention of serious accidents was gradually solved by the Act No. 353/1999 Coll., and subsequently the Act No. 59/2006 Coll. In 2015, the new Act No. 224/2015 Coll. on prevention of major accidents caused by selected hazardous chemicals or chemical mixtures and amending Act No. 634/2004 Coll. on administrative fees, as amended, (the Act on prevention of major accidents) came into force that changed or modified some areas. The most important change for all Regional Fire Rescue Services is the provision that any external emergency plan is now prepared by the certain Regional Fire Rescue Service. Until the new law has entered into force, the processing of an external emergency plan was carried out by the regional authority, and a regional FRS only expressed its opinion as the public administration body concerned.

Support for people with specific health needs

The FRS of the Karlovy Vary Region has been focusing its long-term attention on cooperation with interest groups and organizations focused on persons with disabilities. They have supported, among others, education of these persons as part of preventive educational activities, both in terms of interpretation and experience in the World of Rescuers - the Health and Safety Centre in Karlovy Vary. As part of this cooperation, a training for deaf people with the assistance of two interpreters into the Czech sign language was organized, focused on operation and individual setting of the Záchranka mobile application and alternative means of emergency calls via SMS chat with the Operational and Information Centre of the FRS of the Karlovy Vary Region. In 2018, the FRS of the Karlovy Vary Region promoted a new service for people with specific health needs.

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