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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
Minister of the Interior Mari Rantanen outside of the Kallio rescue station

Mari Rantanen: “Civil defence is a cornerstone of societal crisis resilience”

On September 14th, the Helsinki City Rescue Department was visited by Minister of the Interior Mari Rantanen. Rantanen emphasised how having a sufficient number of knowledgeable in-house and contract rescue personnel is a crucial resource in exceptional situations as well.
Press release Helsinki Rescue services, 14.9.2023 14:30
An electric car charging

How to charge an electric car or bicycle at home?

Charging an electric car at home is safe, but there are risks associated with using a household socket.
Press release Helsinki Rescue services, 16.8.2023 11:39
A rescue unit on the highway

Alarms of fire alarm systems

The alarm of a fire alarm system going off does not always require a call to the emergency number and a visit from a rescue unit: you can turn a false alarm of a fire alarm system off yourself.
Press release Helsinki Rescue services, 11.8.2023 14:17


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Agricolankatu 15
00530 Helsinki
P.O. Box 112, 00099 City of Helsinki
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Social Services, Health Care and Rescue Services Division
Rescue Services
City of Helsinki
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