Fire-fighters, i.e. the main exhibition target group were unanimous in their opinions – the exhibition was interesting, the fire equipment and vehicles companies prepared novelties and curiosities galore. SHERP - the all-terrain vehicle made a début at the European markets - SHERP generated an avid interest among the visitors.
- We are very pleased with the number of visitors but above all with the visitors' competence - Michał Zieliński, SHERP Partner summarises the company's presentations at the KIELCE IFRE-EXPO - Among very interesting contacts we establish there was one particular - with the guests from Japan. We exchanged business cards and now we look forward to results of this meeting.
Targi Kielce featured little fire-fighters from Wieruszóow and Stąporkow. The staged rescue operations have always attracted visitors' interest - this time a teddy bear injured in the accident was saved. Grot, Kokos, Dante, Sigma and Ares boasted their skills - these are the rescue dogs from voluntary service brigade OSP Nowy Sacz. The Municipal Headquarters and Provincial Headquarters of the State Fire Service from Kielce staged a road accident rescue - the wounded were freed from the car with the use of heavy duty equipment. There was an important point on the agenda - all firefighters had the chance to take part in a drill. And indoor fire simulator was made available by OLC Fire.
Voluntary Fire Brigade Włoszczowa right ahead of the Błogoszów - these are the results of the sports competitions organized for the volunteer fire brigades on the last day of the expo. There were crowds of visitors who supported two-member teams that had to run the obstacle course in the shortest possible time. The firefighters had to roll a tyre, unroll the W-52 fire hose and filling the tank with a hand-pump extinguisher.
The fore-services expo was accompanied with the two-day briefing of the City and Poviat Commanders. The International Occupational Safety and Fire Protection Systems Exhibition KIELCE WORK SAFETY EXPO were held simultaneously with the KIELCE IFRE EXPO.