Magdeburg (dpa/sa) - Saxony-Anhalt's municipalities are to receive more new fire-fighting vehicles in the next few years. The country wants to procure these centrally, as the Ministry of the Interior announced on Saturday. 38 vehicles are to be delivered to the municipalities in 2024, the tendering process for the fire engines, rescue fire fighting vehicles and tank fire engines is still ongoing. In addition, it is planned to procure almost 40 more vehicles in 2025. The preparations for this were underway.
In recent years, new emergency vehicles for fire protection have been centrally procured and funded. According to the Ministry of the Interior, there were 19 vehicles in 2021, and 42 will be delivered this year. Next year there should be 44 vehicles.