On October 16, Novoselytsia hosted a presentation and presentation of a special Ford Ranger vehicle of the SARM-L type, which will be used by the volunteer fire brigade of the Novoselytsia United Territorial Community together with the local branch of the SES to respond to emergencies in the community.
The event was attended by the leadership of the SES, local authorities, representatives of the Rescue Service of Novoselytsia, volunteers and the public. This car was purchased at the expense of the project "Cross-border cooperation of fire and rescue services" under the Joint Operational Program Romania-Ukraine 2014-2020.
The Ford Ranger is equipped with a tank with a capacity of 700 liters, rescue, hydraulic and cordless tools, climbing equipment. Therefore, it can be used for various rescue operations, involved in road accidents and, if necessary, used to extinguish fires in case of an accident. Rescuers were able to test the "Ford Ranger" in action immediately during the event. Employees of the 11th state fire and rescue unit of the city of Novoselytsia together with volunteers of the local united territorial community demonstrated the special capabilities of this car: practiced their actions at the scene of the accident, cut metal with a hydraulic tool and rescued the victim from under the car fire.