Current & most frequent uses

Here you can find information about a selected current major operation of the professional fire department Innsbruck and info about the most frequent operations.

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Current operation

When the next major operation takes place, the professional fire department Innsbruck will put details and photos online here.

Most frequent missions

Here you can find the most frequent missions of the professional fire department Innsbruck with the respective contact:

Fire alarm

Fact: Fire alarms save lives!

Most fire alarms are triggered by automatic systems. In the private sector, it is mainly burnt food that triggers alarms.

The damage caused by a fire is enormous and not only in a material sense. Irretrievable mementos are often lost. In addition, it is a great effort to recover all lost documents.

People in distress

Good neighborly help can save lives.

If you haven't seen a neighbor for a while, if the newspapers are piling up or if there are any other conspicuous features, don't be afraid to knock on your neighbor's door. If there is no sign of life, call 911.

The professional fire department Innsbruck also opens doors when danger is imminent or rescue forces cannot enter an apartment.

Attention: The professional fire department is not a substitute for a locksmith. If you call the fire department without an emergency situation, you will have to expect criminal consequences.

Odor nuisance/fire odor

Do you hear a pungent odor? It smells like smoke or just strange? You have a stinging sensation in your eyes or suddenly have to cough?

In this case, you can also call 911.

Gas itself, by the way, is odorless, but a distinctive scent is added to it so that a gas leak can be noticed. TIGAS provides odor samples of the distinctive gas odor.

By the way, it is better not to heat your stove during foehn or warm weather. It can happen that the smoke does not escape, but is pushed into the apartment.

Water damage

Whether due to a storm or a leaking washing machine. If you have water damage and danger is imminent, you can dial 911.

Tip: Try turning off the main water tap .

If you live in a very old apartment without a ground fault circuit interrupter, take out the fuses.

Cleaning up after traffic accidents

The professional fire department helps to clean up after an accident. For example, it binds traces of oil. If you notice a trace of oil in the city area and there is danger ahead, do not hesitate to call 911.

Further special fields of the professional fire department Innsbruck

Learn more about some special fields of the professional fire department Innsbruck here.