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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

COFOG code 03.2.0

Structure   Notes

  • Division: 03 - Public order and safety
  • Group: 03.2 - Fire-protection services
  • Class: 03.2.0 - Fire-protection services (CS)

Explanatory note

- Administration of fire-prevention and fire-fighting affairs and services;
- operation of regular and auxiliary fire brigades and of other fire-prevention and fire-fighting services maintained by public authorities; operation or support of fire-prevention and fire-fighting training programmes.
Includes: civil protection services such as mountain rescue, beach surveillance, evacuation of flooded areas, etc.
Excludes: civil defence (02.2.0); forces especially trained and equipped for fighting or preventing forest fires (04.2.2).

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