ÖBFV Medien GmbH was founded in 2015 with the president of the ÖBFV as its executive officer as well as two other employees.
The first issue of FEUERWEHR.AT, the official magazine of the Austrian Fire Brigade Association, appeared at the beginning of 2016. With a circulation of 10,000 copies, it appears ten times a year and reaches all firefighters in Austria.
In April 2017 the ÖBFV General Secretariat employee responsible for public relations was appointed managing director of ÖBFV Medien GmbH, thereby officially establishing this subsidiary as the communication department of the ÖBFV.
In addition to FEUERWEHR.AT, ÖBFV Medien GmbH is responsible for media cooperation, partnerships with other emergency response organisations, companies and government offices as well as event management and all press enquiries.