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CONSTITUTION | INTERPRETATION | ANNEX 1 | ANNEX 2 | ANNEX 3 | ANNEX 4 | ANNEX 5 |ASSOCIATE MEMBERS | OBSERVERS
FEU ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE


ANNEX 3



INTERPRETATION

CAREER PRINCIPAL FIRE OFFICERS
Permanently employed and/or specialist trained officers who have day to day responsibility for managing municipal/regional/county fire brigades at the strategic level of command

FIRE SAFETY
The activity of understanding the process of combustion including the investigation of fire causes; the relationships between fire and people; the management and education of people as to their reaction to fire; the design of the built environment so as to control and mitigate fire and aid life safety; the use of law and interdisciplinary working between all those involved so as to protect the public from fire and economic loss.

Emergency Situations
Those incidents which present an unacceptable risk to the lives of people, their property (including animals and buildings) and the environment, from the hazards which require the intervention of emergency fire fighting and rescue services.

Fire services and Rescue Services
Immediate response services which are provided to fight fire; rescue, release and help persons trapped under any circumstances, and generally rescue, aid their community by dealing with hazardous materials or situations which may harm people or the environment

FEU Member European Countries
The FEU Member European Countries are those countries of the European Union and the European Countries which are accepted by the General Council into FEU membership.

EUROPEAN UNION
Those countries forming the EU and those countries whose applications for membership are being considered by the European Commission.



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