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What’s the’Tetris challenge’? Europe’s emergency solutions photographs go viral

Last updated on September 20, 2019

When Zurich police released, a photograph of the bulk of gear laid out next to their patrol car on September 1they had no thought they were beginning a viral struggle that could spread across the continent.

However, for the last two months, police, ambulance, and fire agencies have taken up what’s being known as the Tetris challenge’, highlighting the massive quantity of gear which they should perform their jobs – and also how it fits in their frequently comparatively tiny vehicles.

Following the photographs of this Korean authorities car went viral, firefighters at Thusis, at the Swiss canton of Grisons, increased bets using a photo of three firefighters surrounded by an assortment of hoses and other emergency equipment near their fire truck.

Ever since that time, police and fire departments from all around Europe have been engaging in the struggle – all making aapparent the vehicles and employees involved aren’t on duty at that moment.

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