West Metro rescue exercise at Niittykumpu metro station on Wednesday, 8 April

Helsinki City Rescue Department will organise a rescue exercise at the West Metro worksite in Niittykumpu on Wednesday, 8 April from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The scenario for the exercise will be rescue of personnel under construction conditions. The premises at Haukilahdenkatu 15 will serve as a base for this exercise. The exercise will make use of theatrical fog, some of which may find its way to the ground at the entrance to the access tunnel.

The participants will include Lemminkäinen Infra Oy, which is the contractor of the Niittykumpu station, Länsi-Uusimaa Department for Rescue Services and Länsimetro. The total duration of the exercise will be about two hours.

The exercise will not affect traffic in the area. Traffic will be directed locally as necessary.
The public are requested to avoid the area where the exercise is taking place as much as possible.

For further information on the exercise, please contact:
Kalle Ristola, Fire Brigade Chief, Länsi-Uusimaa Rescue Department, +358 46 877 3027
Satu Linkola, Communications Manager, Länsimetro, on +358 46 877 3392