Tivat and Cetinje Firefighters Set off for Albania after Earthquake

By , 27 Nov 2019, 12:37 PM Lifestyle
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This morning, Tivat Firefighters went to assist their colleagues in Albania as help from Montenegro after yesterday's devastating earthquake.

Technical vehicle SZS Tivat with two crew members and complete equipment headed across the border. Its crew consists of two members of the Firefighters brigade that completed the special training for intervention in rescuing those trapped in the ruins.

For now, it is unknown in which Albanian city they will operate because it depends on the needs on the field and coordination between the Albanian authorities and the Emergency Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Montenegro, which has deployed firefighters from several Montenegrin municipalities to assist the country.

The logistics team of SZS Tivat equipped the team for the journey.

Firefighters from Cetinje are also going to Albania

Two members of Cetinje's Security and Rescue Service are leaving for Albania this morning as part of a national rescue team.

These are firefighters Igor Jovicevic and Arsenije Djonovic, who, according to Commander of the Protection and Rescue Service Pedja Mostrokol, have been trained in these situations and will remain in Albania until further notice.

"They are part of a national team formed by the decision of the Government of Montenegro, consisting of members of all protection and rescue services in Montenegro and the Emergency Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Montenegro. They depart this morning at nine o'clock from Podgorica, together with the rest of the team," said Mostrokol.

Text by Sinisa Lukovic, on November 27th, 2019, read more at Vijesti

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