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Austrian Fire Fighters Federation
Robert MAYER

Representative organization

Austrian Fire Brigade Association | Österreichischer Bundesfeuerwehrverband (ÖBFV)

The Austrian Fire Brigade Association (ÖBFV) is the umbrella organization for all state fire brigade associations and communities with professional fire brigades.



President FPräs Robert MAYER

 President Robert MAYER


Vice-President FVPräs Ing. Rudolf ROBIN

Vice-President FVPräs Peter HÖLZL

President FPrsä Robert MAYER

Vice-President FVPräs BD DI Dr. Gerald HILLINGER

(from left to right)


 Vice President Ing. Rudolf ROBIN, Vice President Ing. Peter HÖLZL, President Robert MAYER, Vice President DI Dr. Gerlad HILLINGER (left to right)

Country area: ~84.000 km²

Number of inhabitants:  ~8.900.000

Capital city: Vienna

9 provinces and ~2.000 municipalities


Emergency number: 122 (fire service) and 112 (European emergency number)


Total Number of fire fighters in Austria: 345.431


254.680 active volunteer fire fighters 


2.650 active career firefighters


30.391 youth fire fighters


57.710 reserve


4.472 volunteer fire brigades

6 professional fire brigades (Vienna, Linz, Graz, Innsbruck, Salzburg, Klagenfurt)

313 works fire brigades

2 volunteer fire brigades at universities


How does the Austrian Fire Service work?

Please visit: https://youtu.be/b3THaGLutK0


Website: www.bundesfeuerwehrverband.at

Contact: office@feuerwehr.or.at


(source: Austrian Fire Brigade Association, 2022)