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Welcome to the safety evening!

Come and learn about fire prevention, fire extinguishing and first aid to improve your safety at home.

2019-08-19
Safety events for children at daycare age.

Länsi Uusimaa Rescue Department and Police Department arrange safety events for children at day care age. Check the schedule in the article.

2019-07-10
Open Doors at Espoo Fire Stations

To celebrate the Espoo Day we will be opening the doors to let visitors learn about our fire stations and about the work of today’s fire and rescue service. Open Day is on Saturday 31.8.2019 kl. 12-15.

2019-07-10
Rescue Department exercises in Suvela, Espoo

Länsi-Uusimaa Rescue Department will be conducting fire extinguishing and rescue exercises on 2–5 April, 9–12 April and 23-24 April 2019 in the Kirstinharju area of Suvela, Espoo. The exercises on 25-26 April have been cancelled due to the weather conditions that might cause the smoke to be disturbing to the neighbourhood.

2019-03-29
Open safety trainings for immigrants

Länsi-Uusimaa Department for Rescue Services will give open safety trainings for immigrants during summer 2019. In the training you will learn to prevent and act in a fire situation.

2019-03-18
Internal security and safety in Finland

A comprehensive assessment of Finland’s internal security and safety has been completed. The assessment was prepared in cooperation between the Ministry of the Interior, other authorities and stakeholders.

2019-01-23
112 Day events

The national emergency number day, the 112 Day, is on the 11th of February. Many safety events will be arranged in Länsi-Uusimaa region.

2019-01-23
Fire Safety Week 24.11.-1.12.2018

The National Fire Safety Week starts with a Day at the Fire Station event on Saturday 24st of November and ends on Sunday 1 December with Smoke Alarm Day.

2018-10-24
Restart a Heart Day

Restart a Heart Day October 16 2018 is a global initiative to raise awareness and education of CPR and AEDs. We organize two events in Espoo where you can learn resuscitation and how to use an AED.

2018-10-11
Poison Information Center has a new number 0800 147 111

The Poison Information Center answers questions concerning the prevention and treatment of acute poisonings every day, around the clock.

2018-10-11
Every other Finn wears a reflector

On the national Reflector Tag Day the Finnish Road Safety Council reminds every one to wear a reflector tag now when the mornings and nights are dark. It is easy to improve pedestrian safety by wearing a reflector.

2018-10-01
Open Doors at our Espoo Fire Stations 24.8.2018

To celebrate the Espoo Day we will have an Open Day on our Espoo fire stations on 24.8.2018. Welcome!

2018-08-07
Order chimney sweeping in your summer cottage

Chimney sweeping is important for fire safety. When fireplaces and flues are swept regularly, they remain in safe condition and no chimney fires occur. The sweeping must be carried out by a professional chimney sweeper.

2018-06-29
Don’t use matches, use your common sense

The weather has been dry and warm for a long while. The terrain is very dry, and fires catch easily. A forest fire warning is in force almost throughout Finland. According to the Rescue Act (379/2011), this means that campfires or other open fires may not be lit. The Rescue Departments request that everyone take care to prevent wildfires.

2018-05-25
What to do in a fire

Rescue. Put out or limit the fire. Call 112.

2018-03-01
112 Day events in Länsi-Uusimaa region

On Sunday 11th of February a national emergency number theme day is celebrated in Finland and in whole Europe. Also our Rescue Department will arrange many 112 Day events. Welcome!

2018-02-08
Fireworks safety

Fireworks are on sale between 27.12.2017 and New Year’s Eve. You can use fireworks 31.12.2017 from 6pm. to 2am (between 18.00-02.00 on New Year's Eve).

2017-12-27
Emergency number is 112 in Finland

The emergency number in Finland is 112. By dialling the 112 you can obtain help for all emergencies requiring urgent assistance, whether from police, fire & rescue, ambulance or social services. Call the emergency number only in genuine emergency situations.

2017-12-27
Christmas safety tips

Never leave burning candles unattended. Check your smoke alarms. Drive safely.

2017-12-21
Fireworks safety

You can use fireworks between 18.00-02.00 on New Year's Eve. It is not allowed to use fireworks near buildings or industrial areas. Be responsible and prevent accidents, fireworks cause many serious injuries and fires every year.

2016-12-28

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