18:00:17, February 23, 2020

Flashmob of the capital's fire-fighters “Let Melt Ice Together!” gains national scale

On February 23, firefighters and rescuers, cadets of EMERCOM universities of Russia and volunteers in combat clothing went to the ice of VDNH. They were supported by colleagues from Ryazan, Vladimir, Kaluga and Moscow regions in the teleconference format.

The 9th annual flashmob of the Ministry of Emergencies of Russia was opened by the First Deputy Head of the Department Alexander Chupriyan. "I am very happy to see so many people here in combat clothing and understand that it is a peaceful phenomenon, not a combat job. Let there be more such days! Today we have a great occasion to remember our grandfathers, our defenders, and the Victory that is 75 years old. And now you are forging a victory in your own way, you are real defenders! I sincerely congratulate you on this holiday!"- Alexander Chupriyan said, addressing the participants and guests of honor of the event.

Among them - a member of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Inna Svyatenko, State Secretary – Deputy Minister of EMERCOM of Russia Aleksey Serko, Deputy Head of the EMERCOM Main Office for Moscow Andrey Mishchenko, Chairman of the Commission of Moscow Municipal Duma for security, sport and youth policy Kirill Schitov, the Deputy Prefect of the North-Eastern Administrative District of Moscow, Yulia Grimalskaya.

During the teleconference, colleagues from the Central Federal District shared their festive mood and demonstrated live events organized in their territories.

For example, in the Moscow Region at this time, an exhibition of fire and rescue equipment and an interactive platform for practicing skills of extinguishing real burning, a popular platform for controlling unmanned aerial vehicles.

Rescuers and firefighters of the Vladimir Region held a number of competitions and entertainment events on the ice in the city of Murom.

In Ryazan, firefighters staged a hockey tournament among amateur teams, and their Kaluga colleagues held a relay race on ice with elements of fire-technical weapons in firefighter's combat clothing.

Four-legged rescuers, robotics of the Leader Center, animators, dressed in the form of firefighters of the beginning of the XX century-this program is not limited to the organizers of the celebration. Traditionally, guests and participants of the event were able to visit various interactive platforms and take an active part in the Security Festival. For kids, the organizers held educational relays. Revealing "Fashion Show with Guns" showed participants drum band and honor guard of the Academy of State Fire Service of EMERCOM of Russia. Special attention was drawn to the historical installation that tells about the past of the Fire Department and the unique facts of the development of the Moscow Fire Brigade.

Treats for guests and participants of the flashmob in the capital were prepared by 13 field kitchens that accepted the challenge of the "Culinary Duel of the Ministry of Emergency Situations".

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