Today topical topics were discussed in the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Tatarstan at a briefing for the mass media: 'Providing fire safety in the spring and summer period in forests and settlements of the Republic of Tatarstan', 'Passing of flood on the territory of Tatarstan'. The deputy head of the Headquarters of EMERCOM of Russia for the Republic of Tatarstan, head of supervisory department, Colonel of internal service, Sergey Sergeyev, told about the situation with fires and burnings. The Deputy Minister of civil defence and emergency situations of the Republic of Tatarstan, Nikolay Surzhko, told about the flood situation as of 16.04.2018.
Dear colleagues! I heartily congratulate you on the holiday of 100-anniversary of the Soviet fire service! On the day of the anniversary we remember the way that the fire service has done during the past time, all those who dedicated their lives to the protection of people, material and cultural values from fire, we honor our veterans, pay tribute to our comrades who died during duty service. I wish you professional growth, success in service, strong health, happiness and family well-being.
On the territory of the Republic of Tatarstan followings remain flooded: 14 household plots in 2 settlements, 4 low bridges, 1 section of dirt road. Working of 9 task forces is planned to monitor the flood situation. 1 UAV (GIMS) using is planned for aerial monitoring on April 17 in Laishevo Municipal District.
After the 1917 revolution, the new government attached great importance to the issue of creating a new state fire protection. Already on April 17, 1918, the Decree 'On the organization of state measures to combat fire' was issued and signed by Vladimir Lenin. From that day, the Soviet fire service, which became the successor of the Russian fire service, keeps its history. After the civil war, the equipping of the fire service with new equipment began. By the mid-30s, the equestrian thrust in fire brigades had gone into history.
The regional stage of the All-Russian command and staff drill on liquidation of consequences of emergency situations caused by floods and natural fires has started in Tatarstan. The drill will take place in several stages from April 17 to 19. It will involve the forces of territorial subsystems of the unified state system of prevention and liquidation of emergency situations in all 85 subjects of the Russian Federation.
On April 17, fire service of the USSR marks the 100 anniversary. In those years firefighters learned to protect from fire not only residential buildings and other constructions, but also the largest industrial enterprises. Among them there is the largest in Russia and in Europe Nizhnekamsk Petrochemical Industrial Complex, and firefighters of 1 squad stay at its fire service. In just a year, the Nizhnekamsk squad will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its foundation.
This was reported today to journalists during a briefing by Alexey Sokolov, the Speaker of the Department for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring of the Republic of Tatarstan. Also, the briefing was attended by the head of the Crisis Management Center of the Headquarters of EMERCOM of Russia for RT, Radik Gismyatov.
As of 9.00 AM 16.04.2018 on the territory of the Republic of Tatarstan in 6 municipal districts followings were flooded: 14 household plots in 2 settlements, 4 low bridges, 1 section of dirt road. In the past 24 hours, decrease in the height of the flood wave was observed on most watercourses.
On April 14, as a result of rising water levels in the river Bula in Apastovo District, the access to roads to the village of Chireevo was cut off. Chireevo has 21 dwelling houses with 51 people (no children). There are no socially significant objects. The head of FRD-106, the head of the rural settlement of Deushevo and a rescuer of Kazan SAR squad and a medic visited the village on Sherp swamp car. Also, food was brought on the car to the village.
Employees of the Headquarters of EMERCOM of Russia for the Republic of Tatarstan regularly conduct classes in preschool institutions and tell little citizens about the consequences of any fire and how to behave during fire. Senior Inspector of supervisory department for Vysokaya Gora Municipal District of Yegor Alikov conducted a preventive event on fire safety with pupils of Tashly-Kovali kindergarten 'Koyashkay'.