Rio de Janeiro Fire Department wins operational competition at Enbom

October 10, 2023
Military Firefighters in Brazil

At the recent VIII National Meeting of Military Firefighters (VIII Enbom) in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, the Military Fire Brigade of the State of Rio de Janeiro (CBMERJ) stood out by claiming victory in a highly anticipated professional competition.

CBMERJ showcases exemplary skills at Enbom

The competition, known as the Grazielle Ferreira Operational Competition, simulated typical tasks performed in the day-to-day operations of military firefighters.

Challenges included overcoming obstacles in confined spaces, setting up firefighting lines, and victim transportation.

CBMERJ’s team, comprising 1st Lieutenant Larissa, 2nd Lieutenant Cursio, and Temporary Sergeant Lauane, showcased an outstanding performance.

They completed the race in 6 minutes and 45 seconds. This made them the sole team to wrap up the race in under 7 minutes.

Impressive timings lead CBMERJ to victory

Although they incurred a penalty, CBMERJ secured the championship title.

The team from Sergipe trailed in second, finishing in 7 minutes and 30 seconds.

Meanwhile, the home team from Minas Gerais clinched the third spot with a time of 7 minutes and 32 seconds.

CBMERJ’s victory at this competition underscores its dedication to the continuous professional growth of its military firefighters.

Furthermore, it emphasizes their commitment to fostering a work environment that is both equal and respectful for all its members.

FSJA Comment

The recent triumph of CBMERJ at the Enbom event in Belo Horizonte serves as a testament to the brigade’s unwavering dedication and excellence in the field of firefighting.

Their exemplary performance not only highlights the rigorous training and expertise of the team but also accentuates the importance of such competitions in setting benchmarks for professional standards.

As these firefighters daily brave challenges to protect lives, their commitment to their craft deserves acknowledgment and admiration.

The results from Enbom will undoubtedly inspire other brigades across the continent to elevate their game, fostering a spirit of healthy competition and continuous improvement in the firefighting community.

Please note that this article may have been translated using automated software; unintended translation errors may be present.

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