20 modern units of equipment have been supplied to the responding units of the Emergencies Ministry’s Nizhny Novgorod Region Directorate.
Firemen and rescuers received several new fire engines, two fire engines with fire ladders, three fire engines with improved capabilities, as well as a fire engine for gas and smoke protection service. This vehicle is designed to deliver a firemen unit and rescue equipment to the scene and for recharging, repair and examination of breathing apparatuses. 4 Taiga snowmobiles and 4 Russkaya Mekhanika swamp and snow-going vehicles, a Gazel-Next van and a firefighting command vehicle, based on GAZ truck will give rescuers of Nizhny Novgorod Region more capabilities in dealing with emergencies.
New vehicles provide more efficient response to emergencies. Within next few days the vehicles will be delivered to the stations.
According to the Acting Head of the Emergencies Ministry’s Nizhny Novgorod Region Directorate Sergei Vorontsov, the region has all the necessary equipment to complete the tasks. Nizhny Novgorod Region is the third best-equipped constituent entity in Volga Federal District.