The Russian Empire. The badge of the Imperial Russian Fire Society (IRPO). The distinctive sign was established on June 8, 1901. The distinctive signs of the Imperial Russian Fire Society were gold, silver and bronze.
The right to wear the bronze badge is given to individuals who are full members of the society, as well as to the entire personnel of fire brigades and squads.
The distinctive sign is a wreath of oak and laurel branches with the Imperial Crown at the top and a folded ribbon at the bottom. In the middle of the ribbon, the letters " B "and" A " (Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich Honorary Chairman of the Imperial Russian Fire Society) are superimposed on each other. On the left of the ribbon are the letters "I. R." and on the right "P. O." (Imperial Russian Fire Society). In the middle are two crossed fire axes with a superimposed fire helmet. The badge was worn on the left side of the chest.
Bronze, needle mount. The size is 64.5*43.5 mm.