Emergency services and police received 3500 calls on New Year's Eve


Emergency services and police in the Czech Republic received some 3500 calls on New Year's Eve, most of them in Prague, the czech news agency reports. Emergency workers in the capital were called to over 300 incidents, most of them ivolving people injured by fireworks. Fire services around the country also responded to a hightened number of calls,about twice as many as usual. Most fires in Prague involved rubbish bins and greenery lit by fireworks.