In Chinese cities the fire department is under the jurisdiction of the Wu Jing, a branch of law enforcement responsible for maintaining civil order, including putting out blazes. Recently it was reported by the trade publication Rotor & Wing International that the Qingdao fire department would soon have 2 new airborne tools to help them out in fighting fire.

From Rotor & Wing:
The Public Security Directorate of Qingdao is getting two medium helicopters for its fire department.

Russian Helicopters said at the end of December that it had completed manufacturing two Ka-32A11BCs and had shipped them to the Chinese customer.

Photo credit: Rotor & Wing International, KA-32A11BC photo from file.

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