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A woman watching a fire door.

Escape room inspections revealed only minor shortcomings

This autumn, Uusimaa rescue departments carried out inspections on escape rooms.
Press release Helsinki Rescue services, 1.12.2023 10:59
Three men cutting a hose.

The Deputy Mayor arrived on a museum fire truck

Helsinki Voluntary Fire Brigade transferred its operations to a new fire station in Jätkäsaari in early November.
Press release Helsinki Rescue services, 21.11.2023 12:35
Fire officer Harri Hopponen is Stadin brankkari 2023

Fire officer Harri Hopponen is Stadin brankkari 2023

A respected, multitalented and good leader who knows how to listen and be present. This is how the colleagues of fire officer Harri Hopponen, named Stadin brankkari 2023, describe their coworker.
Press release Helsinki Rescue services, 29.9.2023 15:29
Four members of the Helsinki Rescue Department's management team in the escape room.

Escape soom safety inspections to start in Uusimaa

This autumn, rescue departments in Uusimaa are carrying out inspections on escape rooms, following the previous nationwide round of inspections in 2019.
Press release Helsinki Rescue services, 2.10.2023 9:55


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