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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
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
Open Doors at Fire Stations

To celebrate Espoo Day and Kirkkonummi Days 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 27th August at 12-15.

2016-08-19
Drying clothes in sauna can cause a fire

Some 400 fires start from sauna every year in Finland. Do not dry towels or clothes in sauna.

2016-05-26
Summer house safety

Please check your smoke alarms as you start your summer house season. Use safe grilling practices. Wear a life jacket when boating.

2016-04-15
The 112 Suomi application enables the automatic delivery of the caller's location information to the emergency service dispatcher

Emergency Response Centre Administration recommends downloading the application to all smartphones.

2016-04-13
Nordic smoke alarm test day

All Nordic countries celebrate the annual smoke alarm test day on 1 December. Smoke alarms save lives.

2015-12-01
Remember to use a reflector tag

Be visible in traffic. Every pedestrian should wear a reflector tag during dark autumn and winter times.

2015-11-05
A Day at the Fire Station and Fire Safety Week

National Fire Safety Week starts with a Day at the Fire Station on Saturday 21st of November. The event is for the whole family. Come and learn important fire safety skills.

2015-11-05
Forest fire warning

The terrain is very dry at the moment. When a forest fire warning is in force, it is forbidden to start an open flame.

2015-08-25
The 112 Suomi application enables the automatic delivery of the caller's location information to the emergency service dispatcher

The 112 Suomi application, developed by Digia, enables the automatic delivery of the caller's location information to the emergency service dispatcher. Emergency Response Centre Administration recommends downloading the application to all smartphones.

2015-06-17
Fire Safety Week

Fill a home fire safety checklist online to win a Smart TV!

2014-11-21
Shine bright - use a reflector tag

Be visible in traffic. Every pedestrian should wear a reflector tag during dark autumn and winter times.

2014-10-01
Summer house safety

Test smoke alarms. Know the exact address of the cottage. Never leave a hot grill unattended. Check that your first aid kit is up-to-date.

2014-05-02
What to do in a fire

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

2014-04-01
Safetyguide

The Safetyguide is translated into nine different languages. In the Pdf-booklet you will find information how to prevent dangerous situations in your daily life, what to do in emergencies and where to get additional information.

2014-04-01

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