Volunteer Fire Department of Kumrovec is a voluntary, professional, humanitarian, non-profit, non-partisan association of interest for the Republic of Croatia, in terms of fire protection. The association is a legal entity and was established to promote the voluntary fire service and improvement of the fire protection.
Volunteer Fire Department of Kumrovec was founded in 1951, and has, for many years, done their duty in a conscientious and responsible manner.
To perfrom their activities, according to the Fire Service, the Fire Department has a fire brigade of 20 operational firefighters at disposal, who meet the Fire Service Act and the Act on the Protection of fire set regulations.
The Association voluntarily developed and improved firefighting and fire protection. The Association is an active factor in the implementation of preventive measures of fire protection, in the firefighting and rescuing people and property endangered by fire, and in rescuing people and property during natural, and other, disasters and accidents. The Association monitors, directs and coordinates the work of its members in the substantiation of duties and tasks, in the field of fire protection and other activities, in accordance with law, regulations and the Articles of Association.
The Association is equipped with a fire truck “MAN TGA 18.430 4x4H”, with a water volume tank 5000 liters, and all their equipment and “Opel Vivaro” van.
Volunteer Fire Department of Kumrovec is ranked among the best equipped fire departments in this part of Krapina-Zagorje County, and even wider.
The Association continually conducts education and training of firefighting personnel.
To date, Fire Department of Kumrovec has over 100 members, including many children and adolescents, divided into two categories: children from 6 – 12 years old, and youth from 12 – 16 years old.
The goal of the Association is to participate in the work and help all objects in our Municipality and primarily, to conduct fire prevention and fire protection of Kumrovec citizens and their properties.
The fire service is not a profession, but a way of life. People that, all over the Croatia, risks their lives every day to save someone else’s, are really special. In the firefighting and other potential hazards, these people create unity stronger than any steel clamp, and many lives often depend on that communion. Firefighters in Croatia created a community of true friendship, sacrifice and solidarity.
Fire Department of Kumrovec welcomes you fire greeting “Cease the fire, save the brother”.
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