On October 13, at the fire test site of the Institute of Public Administration and Research in Civil Protection the exercise has been held using knapsack fire extinguishers of HNE Technologie AG (Germany), which were equipped with special light and medium rescue vehicles.
The event was attended by the Deputy Head of the Division of Special Equipment and Vehicles of the Department of Resource Support of the SES of Ukraine Dmytro Poliarush; the representatives of the German company “HNE Technologie AG” Cherni Stefan and Andrii Nazarchuk; the rescuers of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in Kyiv oblast and Kyiv city, Mobile Rescue Center of the SES of Ukraine; the specialists of the research and testing center and the fire test site of the Institute of Public Administration and Research in Civil Protection.
The exercise took place in two stages. During the first stage, the participants discussed the regulations governing the use of knapsack fire extinguishers; technical characteristics, structure and scope of such fire extinguishers. After that, the personnel of the SESU practiced extinguishing various classes of fires using knapsack fire extinguishers of the German company “HNE Technologie AG”.