On 26.06.2015 in the barracks “Boro Menkov” in Kumanovo and “Cede Filipovski-Dame” in Kicevo there was a joint training of ARM members from these garrisons with members of the territorial firefighting units (TFFU) from Kumanovo and Kicevo with a topic: ” Fire protection, access to location and extinguishing fire, use of firefighting equipment and means of fire fighting.”
Joint training with TFFU in the garrisons where ARM units are located was organized on the basis of civil military cooperation and the training plans of 1st Mechanized Infantry Battalion and 4th Mechanized Infantry Battalion from the 1st Mechanized Infantry Brigade.
The training is primarily aimed at ARM firefighting teams from the barracks, and consists of theoretical and practical part. In the theoretical part of the training professional firefighters presented dangers caused by fires and taking preventive measures and fire protection, while in the practical part the firefighters showed the procedures of extinguish fire with fire vehicle, taking measures and extinguishing fire before the firefighting vehicle arrives.
The purpose of the training conducted before the start of the summer season, when danger of fires increases, was to train ARM members of the necessary procedures for fire extinguishing, so that any potential outbreak of fire in the the barracks or outside would be professionally and timely prevented.