Fire Department

179252_tuzoltosag3_juharos_dsc_0582-2.jpg Tens of thousands of fires – A short history of the 150-year-old Budapest Fire Brigade Founded in 1870 through the initiative of Ödön Szécsenyi professional firefighters have been battling flames in Budapest ever since. Over the last 150 years, they have proven themselves not only during fires and catastrophes but through the storms of History during the world wars and the siege of Budapest. Their work is now a fundamental requirement of the city functioning safely.

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