The change in the frequency of pronounced vege­ta­tion fires in Germany clearly shows the need for specialised response organ­i­sa­tions and forces.

In recent years, a number of fire brigades have further qual­i­fied them­selves for this purpose and formed new units.

For a better coop­er­a­tion between the organ­i­sa­tions as well as a better supra-regional applic­a­bil­ity, @fire collects contacts and oppor­tu­ni­ties of differ­ent actors in order to make this infor­ma­tion avail­able in a central register: