The Austrian Fire Brigade Association was founded in Vienna in 1889 and is the umbrella organization for the Austrian state fire brigade associations and communities with professional fire Services.

Its main responsibility is to coordinate firefighting throughout Austria in the Areas:

  • Organisation
  • Training
  • Technology
  • Equipment

In addition, the Austrian Fire Brigade Association is responsible for representing the interests of Austrian firefighters at the European and international levels and strengthening international cooperation between firefighting organisations.