A photo contest initiated by the "Rescuer" newspaper of EMERCOM of Russia was launched under this name. The best photos sent to the contest will be published in the newspaper. The winners of 2017 will be awarded prizes from the editorial staff. Photos taken by employees of EMERCOM on the background of something unusual (it can be both an unusual workplace, and any interesting, funny case from work) are accepted for the contest. The main rule is that the person in the frame should be in the form of units of EMERCOM of Russia (rescuer, firefighter, GIMS, GPN inspector).
On January 15, 29th winter republican applied fire sport competitions started. The best sportsmen of the fire service units of the republic arrived to Almetyevsk for the participation. During four days more than 120 sportsmen-firefighters from Kazan, Nizhnekamsk, Almetyevsk, Naberezhnye Chelny and Zelenodolsk will demonstrate professional skills in various kinds of competitions. The sports program includes two types of competitions: climbing the hook ladder and overcoming the hundred meter obstacle course.
Incidents as of January 16:
Fire departments of Federal Fire Service of the Headquarters of EMERCOM of Russia for the Republic of Tatarstan went on alert 37 times. Including garbage extinguishing – 3, false alarms – 19, short circuit of wiring without burning – 3, meal burning – 2, cooperation with other services – 3, others – 1. Firefighters of the republic eliminated 3 fires: private house – 2, vehicles – 1.