Section 6

Section 6 (FTH) - Fire Brigades™ Vehicles and Technical Aid

Head of Department:
Karsten Göwecke
Diplom-Physiker, Vertreter des Landesbranddirektors
Voltairestr. 2, 10179 Berlin
Fon: 030/387-10-901
Fax 030/387-10-999
E-Mail: karsten.goewecke@berliner-feuerwehr.de

 

Overview Aims & Tasks of Department 6

Department 6 handles all inquiries addressed to the GFPA, concerning vehicle technology and technical aid provided by fire brigades. This department is the interface between the GFPA and the German Fire Brigades Association (Deutscher Feuerwehrverband, DFV) and the Industry Standardization Committee, section fire protection (Fachnormenausschuß Feuerwehrwesen) on all technological matters. The experts of the department analyse and appraise technical documents and publish the contents. These experts are intensively involved in the process of developing and revising technical standards for fire engines and give information to interested parties on vehicle technology and technical aid provided by fire brigades. Any related technical problem is discussed and solutions are sought in close cooperation with manufacturers of fire engines and their clients.