Czech Fire and Rescue Service

The primary mission of the Fire Rescue Service (FRS) of the Czech Republic is to protect the lives and health of citizens, environment, animals and property against fires and other emergencies and crisis situations. The Fire Rescue Brigade is an essential component of the Integrated Rescue System (IRS), which provides a coordinated approach in preparing for emergencies and carrying out rescue and relief work. The Fire and Rescue Service of the Czech Republic in the performance of their tasks cooperates with other components of the IRS and with the administrative authorities and other government bodies, local authorities, companies and individuals, non-profit organizations and associations of citizens. The Fire Rescue Brigade currently plays a pivotal role in preparing the state to emergencies.