(Feuerwehr Ehrenzeichen)

Date Instituted

22 December 1936


Awarded for merit or long service in the Fire Brigade

Number awarded


Estimated price (2009)

1st Class - €3.000

2nd Class - €180


Awarded in two classes:
1st Class
2nd Class.

A similar medal was awarded in the Free City of Danzig.

It was designed by Herbert Knötel.

Photo courtesy of Rusfront

Sources used

Christopher Ailsby - World War 2 German medals and political awards
John R. Angolia - For Führer and Fatherland: Political & Civil awards of the Third Reich
David Littlejohn - Orders, decorations, medals and badges of the Third Reich
Detlev Niemann - Price Guide Germany 1871-1945 (2009)