How rescuers were teaching children (PHOTO)
On August 30, the last day of summer holidays, Mukachevo rescuers visited the children vacationing at the tourist and recreation base "Vodohrai" in the village of Chynadiyevo within the international project for teenagers "European camp - 2015". The aim of this project is to introduce children from families of internally displaced persons, children from different ethnic communities and parts of our country to modern European values, culture and traditions of European countries.
Overall, 80 children of IDPs from Donbass aged 13 to 17 years were vacationing and learning European values. And also 20 participants of international projects and trainings.
Officers of the 17th State Fire and Rescue Units of Mukachevo visited the children with educational program, during which they had a meaningful and interesting conversation on firefighting topics, demonstartion of rescue equipment, elimination of simulated fire.
Firefighters told the teenagers about their profession and daily duties and tasks assigned to them. Then, they explained the basic rules of safety: on the street, at home, at rest and at school. The participants of the event examined a fire truck and learned about its equipment. Rescuers demonstrated hydraulic shears, which they use to evacuate victims of road accidents, showed respiratory and eye protection devices used during dense smoke on fires and more.
And the bravest ones could try themselves as rescuers - cut a metal rod using hydraulic shears, try on a special suit and a mask, and finally to extinguish a simulated fire.
All the participants were enthusiastically listening to rescuers, answering questions, took active part in competitions, thus in such a fun and friendly atmosphere time passed quickly, the press service of the regional office of the State Emergencies Service informed.