Today in Kerch, competitions in «fire football» among the fire and rescue teams of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in the Republic of Crimea were held. This is a young sport that is gaining popularity among firefighters. Its purpose is to assist in the training of personnel in professional activities.
The rules of the game are the same as in futsal: two halves of minutes. The team consists of a goalkeeper, four players in full equipment and two substitutes in the field. Firefighter’s equipment: fighting jacket, helmet, podkasnik, gloves, fire belt with carabiner and breathing apparatus with compressed air.
8 teams competed for the title of being the best. According to the results of the competition, the prizes were distributed as follows: 1st place — Feodosia local fire and rescue garrison, 2nd place — Kerch local fire and rescue garrison, 3rd place — Yalta local fire and rescue garrison. The winners were awarded with cups and certificates , — said the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia for the Republic of Crimea.
Photo: GU EMERCOM of Russia for the Republic of Crimea.