Zeickhorn – "it will be an honor to lead the zeickhorn firefighters association", said 19-year-old alexander wibmann in the newly opened clubhouse in zeickhorn after being elected chairman of the zeickhorn firefighters' club. He replaces the previous chairman jurgen escher, who will take over the office of deputy chairman in the future. Alexander wibmann is probably one of the youngest chairmen of a firefighters' association in the county of coburg. In the upcoming elections, the leadership team of the firefighters' association has also undergone a major shake-up. The cash business takes over holger senftleben, his deputy is the 18-year-old christian engel. For the protocol is bernhard wibmann and his 2. Scribe christian engel. 18-year-old florian schneider, who was elected head of the entertainment committee, will certainly have new ideas for maintaining camaraderie. In addition, the board includes the commander henry reibenweber and his deputy christian kohn.
The commander henry reisenweber spoke of eight alarms, to which 62 task forces were called and for which 127 hours were spent. Among them were three false alarms and one secret call-out. In addition, the fire brigade was called out to a fire and flood operation in niederfullbach and to an apartment opening. The fire brigade also travelled to rohrbach for fire prevention week with nine active members. The active fire department zeickhorn consists of a total of 33 active, including three female and eleven firefighters. Seven respiratory protection units are active in the fire department. He called on young florians in particular to train for heavy breathing protection. Youth firefighters participated in the winter hike of the district youth firefighters association. In addition, the district youth camp was attended and the knowledge test was successfully passed. The commander asked the community for new equipment after the budget situation has eased again and no funds were used in previous years. One liked to visit the fire-brigade celebrations in gestungshausen and in altenhof.
The fire department zeickhorn has 70 members in its ranks, among them are nine honorary members and nineteen passive members as well as nine demanding members and eleven youths, as chairman jurgen escher told the meeting. He spoke of a very quiet year 2013. The fire department once again hosted its shelter, which is very popular in the surrounding area, on ascension day. In addition, the 725th anniversary celebration in grub am forst was attended. This year a winter hike and a pre-christmas celebration will take place again. The chairman was pleased that some members have participated in the local championships in bowling.
By the commandant henry reisenweber and KBI wolfgang beyer as well as by KBM christian bobecker christan kohn was awarded with the armelzeichen for 20 years of active fire department service. The fire department had a special honor in store for horst reinhardt, who held a commandant's post for 28 years. In addition, horst reinhardt served for seven years as a club messenger and for eight years as 2. Chairman of the fire department association. He was discharged from active service by henry reibenweber and jurgen escher with a commemorative gift, a handmade fireman's hat. KBI wolfgang beyer had a special honor in store for jurgen escher, who stepped down as chairman in the second row. He was able to pin the gold badge of honor of the district fire department association on him. The laudation was read out by KBM christan bobecker. It became clear that jurgen escher is a firefighter with body and soul. He joined the fire department at the age of 14 and took part in all the performance badges and received many requirements up to the level of chief fire officer. For eight years he took the minutes at the meetings of the commanders. In addition, jurgen escher served for twelve years as 2nd fire chief. Chairman and another twelve years as 1. Chairman of the fire department association. He was especially appreciated for his organizational skills at various festivities and for his commitment to the firemen's association in auben.
The new mayor, jurgen wittmann, was pleased with the youth's great commitment to taking responsibility in the fire department. The service on the next is no longer self-evident in today's time.
KBI wolfgang beyer praised the fire department's leaders. 33 firefighters are an impressive number for the relatively small town of zeickhorn. Beyer went on to talk about digital radio and recalled some of the operations and the kindergarten campaign of the fire brigades.
The fire department in zeickhorn has a very active youth group, noted KBM christian bobecker. He went into some aubergewohnliche operations, among them the flood operation on the B 303, on.