Rail firefighters in Cheb have hope for the new building, the city offered the use of land.(Czech Republic)


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Of the four possible sites selected railway lines firefighters, along with the leadership of Cheb one suitable for building a new firehouse. Agreement backed Transport Minister Dan Tok. New building Chebští firefighters RIA necessarily need state could be around 50 million crowns.

After a meeting with representatives of rail firefighters and leadership of the Minister of Transport . he said:

“The current facilities Cheb railway firemen enough, less accessible tin shack where the alert Nine fire trucks and facilities for the 33-member unit are already useless and impractical. Cheb leadership and promised to change the land use plan and the street Vrázova the hostel Charity and STK will be room for the construction of new buildings.” 

Around 50 million for the new building will come from the budget of the Railway Infrastructure Administration, under which the fire brigade belongs, he said at the hearing, Deputy Director of the Fire and Rescue Service to operate the RIA Miroslav Navrátil. The town of Cheb must now begin, discuss and approve the rezoning, which will allow the land to the planned construction. Commitment confirmed at the hearing, the deputy mayor of Cheb Zdeněk Hrkal.

In a year they go in Cheb fires, fallen trees across the tracks and railway accidents firefighters total of 450 times, working in shifts seven days a week, twenty-four hours, and they are part of the Integrated Rescue System. Within the Czech Republic there are a total of 14 units of rolling firefighters, for example in Brno, Czech Budejovice, Ostrava, Plzen and Usti nad Labem. Annually, a fire brigade RIA about 6,200 trips.

In addition to natural disasters and accidents depart fire protection units to protect the off state of the contact line, perform control rock massifs of the lines, remove clotted animals, assist during demolition work, carry out the evacuation and transportation of people from hard to reach places or providing operational maintenance in winter.