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SMURD crews – more than 2,000 calls received on December 24-25

Almost 2,000 persons have called the medical emergency unit SMURD on Christmas Eve and on the first day of Christmas, with the fire-fighters having 149 interventions. IGSU informs that on December 24 and 25, some 2,266 emergency calls were received ...

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One pilot dead, one injured as two small planes collide in Suceava

Two small airplanes collided in the air on Saturday, at Frătăuţii Vechi, Suceava County, during training flights, and then fell outside the runway. One of the pilots involved in the Suceava air crash has died and the other one was ...

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Helicopter with two people aboard crashes near Turda

A helicopter for agriculture, having two persons aboard, has crashed on Wednesday on a hill near Turda, Cluj County. The Emergency Inspectorate (IGSU) says the two persons have been rescued and are evaluated by the physicians. An emergency call to ...

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Update – Neamt County: 9 dead, one injured survivor, as van falls into Bistrita River. Forest workers were 17 to 45 years old

Nine people have died following the fall of a van, with ten people on board, into the Bistrita River’s canal, in the Viisoara neighbourhood, Neamt County, with only one survivor. The only survivor of the accident is a 22-year-old from ...

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President Iohannis promulgates the law on RO-ALERT emergency warning system

President Klaus Iohannis has promulgated on Monday the law approving the Government Emergency Ordinance no. 72/2017 on the implementation of the RO-ALERT emergency warning system. The law regulates the implementation of the RO-ALERT Emergency Warning System for the population, based ...

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Biggest earthquake this year shakes Vrancea region

The biggest earthquake in Vrancea region this year took place on Sunday, at 15.15h, at a depth of 140.8 km, and had a magnitude of 3.9 on Richter scale. The quake occurred in Buzau County, the National Institute for Earth ...

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Rail incident: Four wagons carrying diesel fuel, derailed

Four wagons carrying diesel fuel have derailed in Mehedinţi County (south-western Romania) Thursday morning. One of the wagons cracked, then overturned and had minor leaks. Rail traffic in the area of ​​Balota is blocked, the Emergency Inspectorate (IGSU) informs. “Of ...

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Balance sheet after thunderstorms: Nearly 200 trees put down by winds, dozens of damaged roofs. Most emergency cases, in Cluj

Military fire-fighters have intervened in the past 24 hours in 62 localities in 17 counties and in Bucharest, affected by torrential rains and storms. Most of the emergency situations were recorded in Cluj, where 30 trees were put down by ...

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Bad weather, storms leave behind dozens of trees fallen on cars and roads, flooded buildings, courtyards

In the past 24 hours, military fire-fighters intervened in 11 counties to remove the negative effects of heavy rains. More than 40 trees have fallen on the road or cars, and many buildings, backyards and basements were flooded, according to ...

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Accident in Arges. Military truck falls in ravine, capsizes. 3 soldiers dead. Military Prosecutor’s Office opens investigation

A military truck, returning from drill, capsized Thursday night at 21.00h in Arges County, at Valea Urdei. Out of the 13 soldiers transported, 3 have died and the rest have been transported to hospitals in Bucharest, Brasov, Pitesti and Campulung. ...

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