Putin congratulated on the professional holiday of the Russian fire
VLADIVOSTOK, 30 Jul — RIA Novosti. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin congratulated the firefighters on their professional holiday greetings President read by the Minister of emergency situations Vladimir Puchkov at the joint field meeting of the working group of the governmental Commission on emergency situations and emergency commissions of Primorye.
Professional community and all staff assume 30 April, the Day of fire protection. On this day in 1649, Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich signed a “Mandate of Gradskij deanery”, according to which Moscow has imposed a permanent round-the-clock fire watch.
“Today you are facing serious, meeting the time requirements of the task. After all, your work directly affects the lives and health of people, preservation of material objects and values. In the first place — it is important to increase the efficiency of all parts of the fire service to widely introduce the latest rescue technology and warning system,” — said in greeting Putin.
The President noted the need to strengthen the personnel structure, drawing on the best traditions laid by veterans, to pay attention to the development of the voluntary fire brigade, to support social initiatives in this sphere and to educate the population a responsible attitude to safety issues.
“Your work requires special qualities — courage, courage, readiness in the most difficult circumstances to confidently stand up to the fire to act quickly, smoothly, professionally,” — said in greeting.