This October, Moscow Fire Department #11 located in Zelenograd turned 45. It is the oldest fire department of the city which extinguished more than 5 thousand fires and saved over 200 lives.
Among institutions the department is responsible for are the prefecture of Zelenograd, a high-rise business center, two hospitals, a church, a recreation center, several factories, etc.
‘Fire Department Specialized in Conflagration Type of Fire #11′.
The crew numbers over 90 firefighters; 90 % of them are certified rescuers. 13 firefighters have been presented with ‘rescue’ awards, and 4 received ‘bravery in a fire’ awards.
There are 4 fire teams in the fire department and each one has its own fire trucks and specialization.
The fire bluster tank truck is the first to arrive at any fire.