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Austria

Representative organization
Austrian Fire Fighters Federation
Representative
Albert KERN

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.

 

Representative

President FPräs Albert KERN

 President Alebert Kern

Vice-President FVPräs BD DI Dr. Gerald HILLINGER

Vice-President FVPräs BD Franz HUMER, MSc

Vice-President FVPräs Armin BLUTSCH

 President and Vice-Presidents

 

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: 341.754

255.439 active volunteer fire fighters  

2.626 active career firefighters

28.158 youth fire fighters

55.531 reserve

 

4.479 volunteer fire brigades

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

306 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, 2020)

 

Foto: President Albert KERN (Credit: Richard Berger | FEUERWEHR.AT)

Foto: President and Vice-Presidents (Credit: Richard Berger | FEUERWEHR.AT)