Hamburg: Hamburg fire brigade advanced to 2019 to almost 264 500 emergency

Whether medical emergency or fire: In the past year, the Hamburg fire 264 to fight back exactly 370 Times disengaged. Thus, the use of figures of the profession

Hamburg: Hamburg fire brigade advanced to 2019 to almost 264 500 emergency

Whether medical emergency or fire: In the past year, the Hamburg fire 264 to fight back exactly 370 Times disengaged. Thus, the use of figures of the professional fire brigade and voluntary fire-fighting brigades, in comparison to the previous year, to 23 373 dropped, from the on Thursday published the annual report of 2019, the fire brigade of Hamburg shows. Especially in the case of the emergency rescue, the Numbers declined. At the same time but had been exposed to in comparison to the previous year, nearly 19 000 more emergency alarms for auxiliary organizations MRP.

The majority of the operations of the fire Department, namely, more than 230 000 in bets in the rescue service. Only in the almost 12 000 cases, fires were the reason for the alarm - 285 less than in the previous year. But at the same time, more than half of the alarms as false, have put out alerts. In most cases, the private home, according to the smoke detector and fire alarm hit systems without a basic Alarm.

fires have been hurt in the past year, 123 people and killed 5. The number could be pressed to the fire, according to "a historical dimension". In the previous year, there had been 344 wounded and 8 Dead. "This low number of fire injuries and fire deaths shows the high reliability and efficiency of the fire brigade, in spite of some criticism in the last few days of their achievement levels. Further, these Figures are due to the detectors on the effectiveness of the functioning of the Smoke. Because smoke detectors are a life-saver,“ said Hamburg fire chief, senior brand Director Christian Schwarz, and according to the message.

In Hamburg are well-2600 fire Department women and men in the 86 volunteer Brigades. In the case of the professional fire brigade 2900 men and women work well. The proportion of women has doubled in the professional fire brigade on 98 almost. 2018, to 50.

dpa
Updated Date: 30 July 2020, 18:26

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