Firefighters honoured in Rossio

21, May 2013

On May 19, the Rossio square was the scene for the celebrations of the 618th anniversary of the Lisboa Firefighters,  the oldest fire department in the country. At the ceremony attended the Lisboa Mayor António Costa, the Municipal Assembly President, Simonetta Luz Afonso and councilors Manuel Salgado, Manuel Brito, Fernando Nunes da Silva, Maria José Mendes, and several deputies and representatives from several invited institutions.

There were about 180 firefighters, in the Rossio Square, on parade and an exhibition of several vehicles from the fire department.