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For the year, units of the volunteer firefighters ‘ self-extinguished more than 5.6 thousand, and in 22.6 thousand times they assisted in extinguishing the professionals. This is two times more than in 2018.

Suppression of forest fires, the volunteer fire departments were involved in more than 240 times. Over 2 thousand times they participated in rescue work and more than 5 thousand times eliminated the consequences of emergencies and fires.

Today in our country was nearly 83 thousand voluntary fire brigades, they are 436 thousand volunteers. More than 74 thousand people – consisting of more than 8.6 voluntary fire brigades.

To prevent occurrence of fires and observance of safety measures when handling fire aimed over 5 million preventive measures carried out by volunteers during the year to more than 7.1 million people.

EMERCOM of Russia in the framework of the implementation of the roadmap for the development of volunteering (volunteering) in the Russian Federation until 2025 organized events in support of public associations of fire protection.

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