Category: Emergency Services

Update: Fire in Vejprty, Usti nad Labem Region, was at home for mentally and physically handicapped people, not seniors as originally reported; 8 dead, around 30 now reported injured (Blesk) [Social Media Post] 1

Update: Fire in Vejprty, Usti nad Labem Region, was at home for mentally and physically handicapped people, not seniors as originally reported; 8 dead, around 30 now reported injured (Blesk) [Social Media Post]

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BREAKING: 8 people killed in fire at retirement home in Vejprty, Usti nad Labem Region; 7 others injured, 3 of them seriously (Blesk) [Social Media Post] 1

BREAKING: 8 people killed in fire at retirement home in Vejprty, Usti nad Labem Region; 7 others injured, 3 of them seriously (Blesk) [Social Media Post]

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New Czech firefighter uniform designs unveiled by Technical University of Liberec’s (Technicka Univerzita v Liberci’s) Textile Engineering faculty; new uniform is designed to be worn in office and at work-related events, and would be in use from 2022, if approved (TUL) [Social Media Post] 0

New Czech firefighter uniform designs unveiled by Technical University of Liberec’s (Technicka Univerzita v Liberci’s) Textile Engineering faculty; new uniform is designed to be worn in office and at work-related events, and would be in use from 2022, if approved (TUL) [Social Media Post]

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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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