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The Kymenlaakso rescue department is one of Finland's 22 regional rescue services. The area of the rescue department includes all the municipalities of Kymenlaakso: Kouvola, Iitti (until the end of 2020), Kotka, Hamina, Virolahti, Miehikkälä and Pyhtää. The operations of the Kymenlaakso rescue department are directed by a board consisting of members elected by the municipalities in the area. In accordance with section 27 of the Rescue Act 379/2011, the Kymenlaakso rescue repartment is responsible for the service level of the rescue service.

the Rescue Service's service level decision 2014-2020 and Appendix 1