Safety

E-scooters in Germany – do’s and don’ts

E-scooters in Germany – do’s and don’ts

E-Scooters were finally authorized for use on German roads. Important rules apply for riding an e-scooter on German roads.

July 15, 2021 ×
Ohio firefighter trains with German firefighters in Ansbach

Ohio firefighter trains with German firefighters in Ansbach

A U.S. volunteer fire chief from a small town in Ohio, took the opportunity to train with his German counter parts at the IMCOM-E Fire Fighting Training Center while deployed with his National Guard unit to Ansbach

July 13, 2021 ×
USAG Ansbach fire fighters shuttle almost three quarters of a million liters of water to major fire off post

USAG Ansbach fire fighters shuttle almost three quarters of a million liters of water to major fire off post

The collaboration between the U.S. Army and the host nation fire departments in Franconia has a long tradition. During the night of April 28, host nation authorities called upon the USAG Ansbach fire department when a major fire broke out in a recycling plant in the city of Rothenburg o. d. Tauber.

May 6, 2021 ×
Wildlife accidents and the consequences

Wildlife accidents and the consequences

Wildlife crosses roads mostly in the evening and early morning hours, often close to stretches of forests and fields. They do not understand the speed of a vehicle and will not wait for a car to pass before they try to cross the road.

November 30, 2020 ×
CID encourages vigilance to prevent COVID-19 cyber scams

CID encourages vigilance to prevent COVID-19 cyber scams

The COVID-19 Pandemic presents cybercriminals with a way to combine both into a dangerous one-two punch. The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command warns the Army community that some phishing campaigns prey on would-be victims’ fear, while others capitalize on the opportunity created by hot topics in the news cycle.

March 17, 2020 ×
Inclement weather, safety procedures for USAG Ansbach

Inclement weather, safety procedures for USAG Ansbach

Inclement weather phenomena like snow, ice, rain and fog are part of the fall and winter season in Southern Germany. Making sure community members are safe to navigate roads and walkways is a main concern for USAG Ansbach.

October 2, 2019 ×
September is National  Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month

September 5, 2019 ×
Fire Prevention Week  2018

Fire Prevention Week 2018

Fire Prevention Week is observed Oct. 8 – 12; USAG Ansbach’s Fire Departments has scheduled many educational and fun events for community members of all ages throughout the week of Oct. 8 – 12, highlighting the importance of fire safety and prevention.

October 1, 2018 ×
Summer Safety: Never leave a child alone in a vehicle

Summer Safety: Never leave a child alone in a vehicle

More than 36 children die in overheated cars every year in the United States, more than 600 deaths since 1998. More than half of those who left children alone in vehicles did so unknowingly.

July 24, 2018 ×
Many U.S. wireless devices not allowed in Germany

Many U.S. wireless devices not allowed in Germany

ANSBACH, Germany – Many wireless devices brought from the United…

March 14, 2018 ×