The National Comprehensive Fire and Rescue team has been set up to complete more than 1.2 million emergency rescue missions a year.
Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, 6 Nov (Reporter Wei Yukun) Shen Zhanli, spokesman of the Emergency Management Department and director of the News propaganda Department, said at a press conference held on the 6th that the national comprehensive fire rescue team has been set up for a year. More than 1.2 million emergency rescue missions were completed and more than 660000 people in distress were rescued and evacuated.
Shen Zhanli said: at present, the national comprehensive fire and rescue team has set up 27 earthquake, mountain, water, and air service professional rescue teams and 6 cross-border forest and grassland fire fighting teams in subregions throughout the country, and has extensively carried out large-scale military training and martial arts training. Continue to improve quality and energy, to achieve scientific command, efficient rescue.
It is understood that the former public security fire forces and armed police forest forces have been transformed into a national comprehensive fire rescue team, which is managed by the leadership of the Emergency Management Department. Zhang Fusheng, deputy director of the Fire Rescue Bureau of the Ministry of Emergency Management and director of the Education and training Department, said that in the past year, nearly 200000 fire officers and soldiers have completed the transformation of their identity, their ranks, and their titles, and for the first time recruited more than 14000 new firefighters. At present, it has entered the stage of induction training.
Zhang Fusheng said: in the specific reform and transformation work, emphasis was placed on strengthening the guidance of ideological education, and at the initial stage of team reform, centralized education and training for a period of three months was arranged and carried out. It focuses on the scientific design of the policy system, and promotes the introduction of 22 supporting policy documents, such as the rank of fire fighting and rescue, the sequence setting of post rank, the dispatching of fire fighting forces, and the salary and treatment, so as to ensure the effective connection of the policies between the army and the land, before and after the transformation of the system. We will focus on steadily and orderly promoting reform and ensuring a smooth transition in team building and all kinds of work.