2014-02-16

Present for Leipalingis fire brigade - special costumes

One may not imagine fire rescue service working without special vehicles, fire-fighting equipment and, of course, without special clothes and protective gear. “Thus, the special costumes given to Leipalingis fire brigade by the team of AB "Šatrija" on the occasion of the 16th of February were a priceless present,” local firefighters told the weekly newspaper "Mano Druskininkai".

It was time for the members of Leipalingis fire brigade to change their special heat-and-high-temperature-resistant costumes. According to Birutė Jonušauskienė, the director of Druskininkai service sector, Leipalingis fire brigade being part of it, when searching for such costumes they found out that the team of AB “Šatrija” was tailoring such costumes in Raseiniai.

It did not take long. On the occasion of the 16th February the team of AB “Šatrija” cheered up the whole Leipalingis fire brigade of Druskininkai Municipality by giving them the practical present – special costumes. The Director General of the company Giedrius Grondskis hopes that the new costumes will help Leipalingis fire brigade of Druskininkai Municipality in their hard, respectable and very responsible work.

“We are glad that on the occasion of the 16th of February we could make a nice and practical present to the firefighters. These costumes were made with a help of very complex technologies. They are resistant to fire and high temperature, completely moisture-proof and also they allow the body to breathe. One can meet firefighters wearing clothes made by “Šatrija” in the Great Britain, France, Sweden and even in Australia, Singapore and New Zealand,” said Giedrius Grondskis, the Director General of the company “Šatrija”, and added that 3-4 times a year the company is visited by international specialists who thoroughly check production – thus the company has to ensure the highest quality of complex clothes which help rescuing lives. 

The whole Leipalingis fire brigade of Druskininkai Municipality is sincerely grateful to the team of AB “Šatrija” for the support and understanding in their complicated everyday work.

According to the data obtained from surveys of the Statistics Lithuania, the residents of Lithuania trust the staff of the fire rescue brigade the most.

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