Bypass navigation
Avaa navigaatio
Jyväskylän kaupunki » International » News » Knowledge exchange between Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service (UK) and Central Finland Fire and Rescue Department (Finland)

Knowledge exchange between Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service (UK) and Central Finland Fire and Rescue Department (Finland)

Paul Gray and Sarah Cattell from the Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service visited Jyväskylä on 22 -27 March 2014 and got to know local rescue operations.

In Jyväskylä Paul Gray and Sarah Cattell met colleagues and gave information about the UK fire service. Guests visited several firestations: Ristonmaa Central Firestation, Vaajakoski, Seppälä firesations in Jyväskylä as well as Muurame firestation.


Paul Gray and Sarah Cattell from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service in Jyväskylä. Photo: Risto Helminen

Ari Karsikas from Central Finland Fire and Rescue Department hosted the guests.


Juha Saario, Ari Karsikas, Paul Gray, Sarah Cattell and Marketta Mäkinen at the Jyväskylä City Hall. Photo: Satu Heikkinen, City of Jyväskylä
The visit is a reciprocal visit from Shropshire to Jyväskylä. Administrative and financial manager Ari Karsikas from Central Finland Fire and Rescue Department visited Shropshire Rescue Station in April-June 2013. Ari Karsikas worked three months abroad as part of a special international training programme for employees of City of Jyväskylä.

More information on the visiting programme for City of Jyväskylä’s employees: here

More information
Ari Karsikas, Central Finland Fire and Rescue Department, firsname.lastname(at)jkl.fi, tel. +358 40 528 5650
Satu Heikkinen, International Relations Coordinator, City of Jyväskylä, firsname.lastname(at)jkl.fi, tel.+358 50 325 5110

28.3.2014Satu Heikkinen

Copyright © City of Jyväskylä 2018 | To the top of page
Jyväskylä's main Facebook page Jyväskylä's main Twitter feed Jyväskylä's main YouTube channel