FIREFIGHTERS LUXEMBOURG – FIRE IN HAMM WAREHOUSE – AREA EVACUATED

keywords: hamm warehouse fire, firemen luxembourg, luxembourg. Following a fire of a warehouse in Hamm (Luxembourg City) rue Haute a firefighters intervention is in progress. The residents have a significant amount of smoke. Part of the neighborhood had to be evacuated. The smoke is visible several hundred meters from the fire. 11.40 Luxembourg Police invite to avoid the neighbourhood. 13.30 The fire is now under control. 18:30 The rue Haute is open. The rue de Bitburg is still closed. Share this page with:

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SECURITY LUXEMBOURG – A GOVERNMENT ALERT APP SOON

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Key words: alert to the population, gouvalert.lu geolocation of calls to 112, rescue, luxembourg. Save time and reliability in locating callers at the Emergency Center (112) and in the other way enable the authorities to warn the population in case of a major crisis, this is the mission of the application for smartphones GouvAlert.lu currently being developed under the leadership of the Luxembourg Government and the State Center for Information Technology (CTIE). Using the geolocation services of the smartphone (GPS and/or WiFi) this app will make it possible to determine…

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SECURITY JOBS – POLICE ARMY FIRE/RESCUE ARE HIRING

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keywords: security jobs luxembourg, recruitment, lëtzebuerger arméi, police lëtzebuerg, pompjeeën. Long regarded as a small sleepy country, the Grand Duchy wakes up in recent years under the current government impulse through significant increases in budgets allocated to Public Security. Thus major campaigns for the modernization of equipment and rejuvenation of the staff are launched for the Army, the Police, the Fire/Rescue services. These three entities were present at the 2017 Student Fair at LuxExpo and their booths were continuously packed, highlighting the new interest of the youngest for military, police…

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FIREFIGHTERS LUXEMBOURG – CIS TANDEL GETS ONE VEHICLE

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keywords: firefighters firemen luxembourg, cis tandel, pump water tank LF 20, luxembourg. It was in the presence of the Minister of the Interior Dan Kersch that the Fire and Rescue Center (CIS) of the municipality of Tandel officially put into operation a new vehicle on Friday 15 September. It is a pump water tank truck (LF20) to the latest standards to intervene on fires under the best conditions. This commissioning takes place a few days after the receipt of 5 new vehicles by the Schengen CIS, the fire and rescue…

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FIREFIGHTERS LUXEMBOURG – CIS SCHENGEN GETS 5 VEHICLES

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keywords: fire and rescue center, schengen, firemen, firefighters, cgdis, luxembourg. Without waiting for the full installation of the Grand-Ducal Fire and Rescue Corps (CGDIS) scheduled soon, the country’s rescue services are reorganising in order to increase efficiency. This is the case for the three volunteer fire brigades of Schengen, Burmerange and Wellenstein as well as the Schengen Civil Protection which have gathered to allow the pooling of equipment and the presence of a permanent guard. The fire and rescue center of Schengen municipality has received five new intervention vehicles: –…

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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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LUXEMBOURG – FIREFIGHTERS HIRING AND NEW AMBULANCES

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keywords: cgdis, ambulances, firemen, luxembourg. In the context of the reform of the rescue services leading to the creation of the Grand-Ducal Fire and Rescue Corps (CGDIS) in 2018, Interior Minister Dan Kersch and the Administration of Rescue Services confirmed yesterday 29 June 2017 that the Fire and Ambulance Service of the City of Luxembourg and the Administration of the Rescue Services decided to acquire twelve new-generation ambulances. Moreover, after the recruitment of 22 new staff members during the last months within the Administration of the Rescue Services, 50 additional…

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LUXEMBOURG – HIGH RISKS OF FOREST FIRES

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keywords: ministry of sustainable development, environment department, forest fire, drought, luxembourg. While drought is raging in Luxembourg after the lack of rain in winter and spring, the Environment Department of the Ministry of Sustainable Development confirms the increased risk of forest fires in Luxembourg. According to its statement: “Due to the exceptionally high temperatures and the absence of precipitation, there is now an increased risk of forest fire, because a long period of drought makes the forest extremely flammable. Short periods of rain which are insufficient to humidify the soil…

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WEATHER LUXEMBOURG – HIGH TEMPERATURE ALL THE WEEK

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keywords: weather, temperature, drought, firefighters, luxembourg. It is a week of high temperature that will know Luxembourg from tomorrow Sunday on. MeteoLux forecasts up to 29°C tomorrow and a gradual rise until reaching 33°C on Tuesday before temperature coming down slightly for the rest of the week. While drought threatens Luxembourg after a rain deficit this winter and spring (April 2017 holds the record of lower rainfall according to MeteoLux) and that the Ministry of Sustainable Development issued in late May a call to save water, it is not the…

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CATTENOM – FIREFIGHTERS INTERVENTION AFTER SMOKE ALERT

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keywords: cattenom, nuclear power station, firemen, france. EDF, which operates the Cattenom Nuclear Power Plant, communicates this morning on the intervention of French firefighters and the absence of any risk on the safety of the installation: “On Thursday, June 1, 2017, at 9:00 am, a fire alarm was detected in the Nuclear Auxiliary building of production unit No. 2, currently in operation. EDF teams immediately went to the site to carry out the first gestures And confirmed the release of smoke, the firefighters were called in accordance with our procedures….

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HEAT&DROUGHT – LUXEMBOURG FIREFIGHTERS ON ALL FRONTS

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keywords: weather alert, heat, drought, fire start, firemen, luxembourg. The fire brigades of the Grand Duchy are on all fronts. After a remarkable presence all along the course of Night Marathon Luxembourg last night, it is today facing the heat and its consequences that the Firefighters of Luxembourg are mobilized. With the weather alert warning temperatures over 30 degrees, the Volunteer Firefighters of Luxembourg City remind the instructions to be kept in case of heat. Extreme heat associated with the lack of rain this spring make the vegetation very sensitive, a incipient fire was reported…

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LUXEMBOURG – WILL FIREFIGHTERS HAVE THEIR MUSEUM ?

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keywords: firemen, rescue, civil security, museum, luxembourg. The Grand Duchy Fire Department does not have a museum so far. But it seems that the government is preparing the creation of a firefighters museum in Luxembourg. To be sure, the national representation asks the question to the Minister of the Interior Dan Kersch with a parliamentary question on Tuesday 16 May. MP Max Hahn (DP) reminds that firefighters store old vehicles and various objects related to their activity in halls in Leudelange and Colmar-Berg. The MP asks the Minister: “Does the Minister consider the construction of a…

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