Military Police of Paraná State - Firefighters Corps

Firefighters Corps

The Corps of Firefighters of Paraná was created in 1912. The Corporation is militarized like the Paris Fire Brigade (France), and is subject to the structure of PMPR. One groupment is equivalent to a battalion, and a subgroupment is equivalent to a company. The groupments and subgroupments are based in major urban centers. In the smaller towns, fire fighting is carried out by small detachment of volunteer firefighters.

  • 1st Groupment of Firefighters - Curitiba;
  • 2nd Groupment of Firefighters - Ponta Grossa;
  • 3rd Groupment of Firefighters - Londrina;
  • 4th Groupment of Firefighters - Cascavel;
  • 5th Groupment of Firefighters - Maringá;
  • 6th Groupment of Firefighters - São José dos Pinhais;
  • 7th Groupment of Firefighters - Curitiba;
  • 8th Groupment of Firefighters - Paranaguá;
  • 9th Groupment of Firefighters - Foz do Iguaçu;
    • 1st Independent Subgroupment of Firefighters - Ivaiporã;
    • 2nd Independent Subgroupment of Firefighters - Pato Branco;
    • 3rd Independent Subgroupment of Firefighters - Francisco Beltrão;
    • 4th Independent Subgroupment of Firefighters - Apucarana;
    • 5th Independent Subgroupment of Firefighters - Guarapuava;
    • 6th Independent Subgroupment of Firefighters - Umuarama;
    • Center for Teaching and Training - Piraquara.

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