Ministry of Interior - General Headquarter of Fire Rescue Brigade of the Czech Republic, Fire Rescue Brigade of Moravian-Silesian Region Czech, Association of Fire Officers, hold in the patronage of Minister of Interior Frantisek Bublan, Head Officer of Moravian-Silesian Region Evzen Tosenovsky, Lord Mayor of Statutory City of Ostrava Ales Zednik II. European Fire-Fighters and Rescuers Championship in Fire Sport
The championship will be held in city stadium in Ostrava-Vitkovice in September 6-11, 2005. The last event - fire attack, will take place in the area of Mosnov airport on the occasion of "Day of NATO 2005" in September 11, 2005.
The event is conceived as an open European Championship which supposes not only the participation of European teams (e.g. Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Slovakia, Poland, Germany, Austria, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Hungary, Italy and Czech Republic) but most probably will participate also the team outside Europe (e.g. Iran - organizer of World Championship 2006, China, Mongolia, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan). Now are expected to come 18-20 teams.