Rescue services Luxembourg – New visual identity for CGDIS

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keywords: emergency services, grand-ducal fire and rescue corps, reorganisation, new visual identity. It’s official since Monday, the Luxembourg rescue services now have a new visual identity (image). This new visual identity is unveiled following the unanimous adoption by the Parliament of the draft law on the organisation of civil security and the creation of a Grand-Ducal Fire and Rescue Corps (CGDIS). Expected for a long time, this reorganisation of the emergency services aims at greater efficiency as well in term of management of the vehicles as in term of management of…

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SECURITY LUXEMBOURG – SMOKE DETECTORS MANDATORY SOON

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keywords: smoke detectors, fire prevention, apartment buildings, luxembourg. A bill is coming to make smoke detectors mandatory in apartment buildings in Luxembourg. Already mandatory in other European countries such as France, smoke detectors play an important role in fire prevention. As a first step, a national information and awareness campaign to promote the usefulness of smoke detectors will start shortly without waiting for the legal obligation. “By way of awareness and pending the implementation of the legal obligation, a smoke detector will be made available free of charge to each…

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LUXEMBOURG – FIRE IN BELVAUX – CR178 ROAD CLOSED

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keywords: fire, cr178, closed lanes, road closed, firemen, grand ducal police, luxembourg. On Tuesday afternoon a major barn fire started for unknown reasons so far in Belvaux (rue de France). Traffic between Belvaux and Rédange in both directions is interrupted. Firefighters are in action. Drivers are advised to avoid this area or take the direction of Micheville (F). update 26 July 07:45 am: CR178 road reopened, traffic resumes both ways. Share this page with:

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LUXEMBOURG – CALL TO WITNESSES FOLLOWING TWO FIRES

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keywords: call to witnesses, fire, haystack, straw, grand ducal police, luxembourg. Two straw fires occurred in Burmerange, the first on Sunday afternoon around 15:30 where 150 stacks caught fire, the volunteer fire service from Bous, Remich, Stadtbredimus, Mondorf-les-Bains, Emeringen, Schengen Burmerange had to be mobilised given the size of the fire. The second fire occurred yesterday Monday around 8pm when two bales of straw were on fire, still in Burmerange (rue de Wintrange) and near the first fire. As part of the call to witnesses launched by the Grand Ducal…

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COMMUTERS – TRAFFIC BETWEEN METZ AND NANCY INTERRUPTED

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keywords: sncf, ter lorraine, fire, metz, nancy, luxembourg. 18h00 TER Lorraine traffic between Metz and Nancy is interrupted following a fire that occurred in the commune of Novéant-sur-Moselle. Firemen are at work. According to unconfirmed information at this time, a freight train would have rolled the brake engaged which would have resulted in a fire over around 15 km. 18:15 40 minutes delays in both directions between Metz and Nancy are announced. 18:25 The SNCF confirms an embankment fire. 18:40 Some trains are canceled in both ways. 19:00 Some customers are stuck…

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