On Wednesday this week, Minister of the Interior Dan Kersch attended the official commissioning of a fire and rescue barracks as well as a technical hall for the management services of the commune of Garnich.

Combined with a central site, the technical hall and the premises for the fire and rescue service, with an area of ​​817 square metres, are made up of locker rooms and sanitary rooms, a command post and a workshop for maintenance and insulating breathing apparatus. Various storage rooms, offices, a training and meeting room, a living room and a laundry room have also been set up. 

This new structure allows the 29 volunteer firefighters and 20 firefighters to carry out their rescue missions in the best conditions.

The Mayor of Garnich, Georges Fohl, presented the construction programme, the total cost for which was €2.1 million, including two state subsidies.

Interior Minister Kersch congratulated those responsible for providing the municipality with a modern and efficient structure for the benefit of its citizens. The minister also welcomed the commitment of volunteers to the service of others. ”Volunteers will continue to be the foundation of the rescue services and I thank you for this commitment to your fellow citizens," he said.