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History Commission

History of Fire Services and CTIF,  Museums and Documentation

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Chair/Moderator: Gerald Schimpf (Austria/Österreich)

Member Nations: Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark,  France, Germany, Hungary, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland

Languages: This commission operates in German and English.

Starting Year: 1998

Operational Procedures: One yearly meeting in October.

Way of communication: E-mail:  Contact Gerald Schimpf

For a list of official CTIF Museums and Collections, click here

 

The objectives of our Commission are:

  • Assistance in the preparation of the fire brigade history in general and in special cases (thematic) for the members of the CTIF coordination.
  • Certification of fire brigade museums, show collections, traditional rooms and archives. This should be a quality feature for the respective fire brigade museums and at the same time make CTIF known.
  • Classification of fire brigade vehicles. This should be a quality feature for the respective fire brigade and their vehicle and at the same time make the CTIF known.
  • Advising the fire brigades and associations in matters of fire brigade history and archiving.
  • Administration of the CTIF Museum in Pribyslav with local museum staff
  • Organization of an annual committee meeting

 

Products of the Commission:
1. Guidelines for certification of fire brigade museums
2. Guidelines for the Classification of Historic Fire Trucks

Delegates of the member countries:
▪ Baumann Heinz - Switzerland
▪ Berki Imre - Hungary - Chairman Deputy
▪ Doolard Peter Gerard - Netherlands
▪ Fastl Christian K. - Austria

▪ Gajdek Gjuro - Croatia
▪ Janeba Lubomir - Czech Republic
▪ Jannsen John - Denmark
▪ Junker Patrik - Luxembourg
▪ Loeven Gust - Luxembourg
▪ Patek Jiri - Czech Republic
▪ Ronec Peter - Slovak
▪ Schamberger Rolf - Germany
▪ Schmauch Jean-Francois - France
▪ Tomat Viljem - Slovenia
▪ Van Haandel Ad - Netherlands

Honorary members of the CTIF and the Commission:
▪ Farrenkopf Dieter - Germany - Honorary Chairman
▪ Schinnerl Adolf- Austria - Honorary Chairman

 

Specialist group for the classification of historical fire-fighting vehicles according to the CTIF regulations:

This list is currently under revision.

 
Section for certification of fire brigade museums and collections according to CTIF regulations:


The following persons are authorized to classify:
▪ B
árta Stanislav - Czech Republic
▪ Knaß-Roßmann Katrin - Austria
▪ Schamberger Rolf Mag. - Germany
▪ Schmid Peter - Austria

International Association for Fire and Fire History in CTIF:
▪ Valentini Ingo - Austria - Chairman
▪ B
árta Stanislav - Czech Republic - Chairman Deputy

This is an open community that works on various topics in this area. Anyone interested can participate. This working group acts on behalf of the CTIF Commission History.

A conference volume on the respective topics will be published.

 

 

 

Screenshot from the Panoramic Virtual Tour of the CTIF Firefighting Museum in Pribyslav
Screenshot from the Panoramic Virtual Tour of the CTIF Firefighting Museum in Pribyslav

 

 

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