Issuing warnings to the public
Preventing potential accidents or hazards
Protecting people, property and the environment against danger, and rescuing accident victims
Extinguishing fires and limiting damage
Annually, the rescue services execute approximately 100,000 rescue missions. Fire brigades start practical rescue operations within minutes. In 90% of accidents where urgent assistance is needed, help can be sent to the scene of an accident within 20 minutes of the emergency call no matter where in the country it happens.