A rescue station (RW ) is an organization of the emergency services (RD ). In it, hold the crews of the RD- vehicles ( ambulances ( KTW), Ambulance (RTW ), ambulance ( NAW ), First Responder ( NEF) and intensive care vehicles (ITW ) in their free time to use.
The location of ambulance stations is from the carrier rescue service (usually local government or emergency purpose association ) in accordance with local legal requirements set ( location of roads, distribution within a region, spatial and temporal distance to neighboring guards, achievable population per unit of time, etc.). The number of ambulance stations in a rescue service area is primarily based on the applicable period of help.
Rescue stations are usually built by the charity organization or fire department, which operates the ambulance service in this area. Here, the State may provide financial aid for the construction. As part of a new building of a rescue station other rooms (eg for management, training, etc.) can be provided by the client; but these are not eligible.
An ambulance station should have at least one car garage, a lounge and a rest room for the crew (s), an office for administrative matters, a warehouse and have a disinfection room. Sometimes, however, existing premises to be used, which actually are suboptimal as a rescue station, because must be disinfected, for example, in the only toilet / shower.
For each rescue station a person assumes the role of a so-called " security manager ", even if it is one organization called differently. The security manager is responsible for the internal operation of the ambulance station and is in this role for public authorities, notably the rescue coordination center ( RLST ).
Station on the land in the marsh near the B 5 and Bekdorf