New Czech Stamp on Firefighters

\"czechCzech Republic has issued a stamp to commemorate 150 years of the Czech firefighters. The stamp features a vintage fire engine and a firefighter putting out house fire.The first Czech fire brigade in Bohemia was founded in 1864 in Velvary. Of great importance for the further development of voluntary firemen in the Czech Republic was the aid of the members of the Prague congregation of paid firefighters who were allowed to conduct training outside Prague fire brigades. At that time physical training fire units arose in many places, which later split into Sokol and volunteer firefighters.

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