Category: Emergency Services

Ungrateful fox bites firefighter who helped rescue it from underground rainwater tank on Hulkova street, Prague 9-Letnany (Nova) *edited* [Social Media Post] 0

Ungrateful fox bites firefighter who helped rescue it from underground rainwater tank on Hulkova street, Prague 9-Letnany (Nova) *edited* [Social Media Post]

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Elderly Japanese woman starts fire in Wencelsas Square hotel after trying to make tea by putting plastic electric kettle on hotplate; no injuries; damage estimated at a thousand crowns (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Elderly Japanese woman starts fire in Wencelsas Square hotel after trying to make tea by putting plastic electric kettle on hotplate; no injuries; damage estimated at a thousand crowns (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Video: Cops, firefighters and vets struggle to catch four escaped Vietnamese Pot-bellied pigs in Brno’s Luzanky park (Tydenik Policie) [Social Media Post] 0

Video: Cops, firefighters and vets struggle to catch four escaped Vietnamese Pot-bellied pigs in Brno’s Luzanky park (Tydenik Policie) [Social Media Post]

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26-year-old man trapped down well in Velke Pavlovice, South Moravia, is found dead following near-55-hour rescue attempt; concrete slab complicated firefighters’ efforts (iROZHLAS) [Social Media Post] 0

26-year-old man trapped down well in Velke Pavlovice, South Moravia, is found dead following near-55-hour rescue attempt; concrete slab complicated firefighters’ efforts (iROZHLAS) [Social Media Post]

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Fire service inspections of 178 Czech “escape rooms” find two-thirds have safety issues; more than half occupy premises that haven’t been certified for this kind of use (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Fire service inspections of 178 Czech “escape rooms” find two-thirds have safety issues; more than half occupy premises that haven’t been certified for this kind of use (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Unpleasant sulphurous odours reported in parts of Prague 3, Prague 6 and Prague 8 on Monday may have been caused by plants rotting after heavy rain, says city spokesman; firefighters detected no dangerous gas or chemical leaks (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Unpleasant sulphurous odours reported in parts of Prague 3, Prague 6 and Prague 8 on Monday may have been caused by plants rotting after heavy rain, says city spokesman; firefighters detected no dangerous gas or chemical leaks (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Emergency services personnel to stage major “terrorist attack in shopping centre” training exercise at Andel, Prague 5-Smichov, on Monday night/Tuesday morning; members of the public are asked to follow police instructions if they’re in the area after midnight (Policie CR) [Social Media Post] 0

Emergency services personnel to stage major “terrorist attack in shopping centre” training exercise at Andel, Prague 5-Smichov, on Monday night/Tuesday morning; members of the public are asked to follow police instructions if they’re in the area after midnight (Policie CR) [Social Media Post]

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Update: Tuesday evening’s fire in apartment building on U Smaltovny street, Prague 7-Holesovice started in flat occupied by man who trades in stage pyrotechnics; cops investigating whether pyrotechnics and weapons stored there were legally held (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Update: Tuesday evening’s fire in apartment building on U Smaltovny street, Prague 7-Holesovice started in flat occupied by man who trades in stage pyrotechnics; cops investigating whether pyrotechnics and weapons stored there were legally held (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Around 15 people injured in fire in apartment building on U Smaltovny street, Prague 7-Holesovice, including three firefighters; 45 people evacuated; rescue complicated by exploding “pyrotechnics” in building (Blesk.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Around 15 people injured in fire in apartment building on U Smaltovny street, Prague 7-Holesovice, including three firefighters; 45 people evacuated; rescue complicated by exploding “pyrotechnics” in building (Blesk.cz) [Social Media Post]

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