Lorca is the only municipality in the region that has had oversight from 11:00 to 20:00 and an ambulance within the Plan COPLA 4x4.
The Councillor for Citizen Security of the City of Lorca, Belén Pérez, reported this morning that the Emergency Municipal Service has made this summer 13 rescuing people at sea, 19 trapped vehicles and a boat, within the Regional Plan Surveillance and Rescue in Beaches and Rescue at Sea (COPLA PLAN), which ended yesterday, 31 August.
Perez explained that "the performance of this preventive service lorquino Consistory has spread to about 10 miles of coastline from the beach Parazuelos on the border with the municipality of Mazarrón, to the galley, the Eagles.
It has 92 health care among the 25 priests from jellyfish stings, 19 wasps and other insects and 12 spiders caused by the fish, not forgetting the 16 aid provided by cuts and wounds, 2 for sprains and strains, the which 16 resulted in evacuations 4x4 ambulance. "
The head of Emergency Services, Ricardo Villalba, stressed that "Lorca is the only municipality in the region that, since last year, has prepared for this operation in a 4x4 ambulance, and the only one who has provided this service on 20 and 21 June and 27 June to 1 from 11:00 to 20:00 hours, one hour a day more than other municipalities. "
Belen Perez indicated that estimates put the swimmers and visitors to the coast during the summer lorquina an average of 1,000 people a day on weekdays, doubling the weekends, since it came into operation the Cartagena-Vera motorway, which provides users access to the beaches of the municipality, especially Calnegre tips and Calnegre Creek.
Councilwoman recalled that a dozen people participated in the Plan COPLA device in Lorca, in addition to the surveillance, rescue, plays an important environmental work in the area, checking possible sources of fire, speaking in the extinction of bush fires and rescuing injured animals or whales have been beached and injured birds, always in cooperation with other administrations.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Lorca