Arroios, Misericordia, Santa Maria Maior

Fire Department HQ in Martim Moniz to assist 56,000 people

06, July 2018
On July 5, the Fire Department HQ at Martim Moniz was opened. The new equipment is primarily intended for intervention in the parishes of Santa Maria Maior, Misericórdia, Santo António, and Arroios, with around 56,000 citizens.

In the opening ceremony, after unveiling the plaque celebrating the occasion and a visit aroung the facilities, the Mayor of Lisboa, Fernando Medina, considered that this new HQ is the "first line of defense and safeguard of the historical center of city, guaranteeing proximity relief in a vulnerable área”. The Mayor talked about the new equipment as part of wider investments in the structure of the Fire Department, shortly after the opening of the HQ, investments that also extend to mobile equipment (such as the recent delivery of 25 new vehicles) and the uniform.