The pin badge is conferred for outstanding performance in service and work, courage, determination and professionalism shown during firefighting.
The chest pin badge is a goldish laurel-and-oak wreath, in the center of which there is a superimposed relief emblem of Russian State Fire Service in the form of a traditional fire helmet on the crossed goldish hatchets.
The pin badge is made by casting. It is attached to clothes with a screw pin and a nut.
The history of Russian Fire Service begins on April 30, 1649, when the decree establishing a strict order of fire extinguishing in Moscow was passed.
The division of State Fire Service annually make about 2 million rides, save more than 90 000 people from death and injury, save property of total worth of more than $ 4 billion.
Saving people on fire, providing them quick relief, protection of tangible heritage is the sacred duty of every fireman.
The Ministry for Civil Defense, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters (EMERCOM) is the primary rescue service of Russia. It manages territorial and municipal rescue and fire protection services.
It also consists of search and rescue teams, armed military formations, aviation, emergency medicine teams.
Emergency phone number in Russia is 112 or 01.