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A scenery from southern Helsinki. The tower of Erottaja rescue station is located in front of the picture.

Have a safe 112 day!

On 11 February, we celebrate 112 Day, a day dedicated to the emergency number 112. The purpose of 112 Day is to raise people’s awareness of what everyday safety is and how it can be promoted. In 2024, the theme of 112 Day is ‘How to use the emergency number correctly’.
Press release Helsinki Rescue services, 9.2.2024 12:00
A fire truck in front of the rescue station in winter

Can a fire engine or ambulance get to you in an emergency?

Keeping the emergency access roads clear of snow is an important part of the property’s responsibilities and safety.
Press release Helsinki Rescue services, 19.1.2024 11:22
A firefighter and the logo of the school

Applications accepted to the Helsinki Rescue School!

The application period for the rescuer course starting in autumn 2024 is open until Wednesday 17 January.
Press release Helsinki Rescue services, 1.12.2023 15:58
A firefighter extinguishes a car fire.

Ban on the use of fireworks in the City of Helsinki area

The use of fireworks is banned in Helsinki between New Year's Eve and Day at 18.00-02.00 in the certain areas.
Press release Helsinki Rescue services, 27.12.2023 8:52
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