The council was the area most affected by the heavy rains that occurred in the afternoon yesterday in our municipality.
Moved to the place many effective local police and the Emergency Municipal Service.
The rains occurred in the afternoon yesterday in the municipality of Lorca were especially strong in the east slope of the Sierra de Tercia, causing the overflow of the streams that run through the A-7, Carretera Nacional 340, Camino de Cartagena, Hinojar Highway, Road and Road Villaespesa buckets.
Emergency Service Lorca City Council and Local Police received numerous warnings through central receiving their calls, having to intervene mainly in the County of tierce, where there were numerous road blocks and roads, and the isolation of various places by water.
The tasks performed by the device were monitored by the municipal mayor, Francisco Jodar, who was visiting various places affected by the heavy rain accompanied by the Town Planning, Francisco García, Works and Services, Angel Mecca, and Public Safety and Emergency Bethlehem Pérez.
The Councillor for Citizen Security and Emergency Municipal Town Hall, Belén Pérez, said that "up to this hamlet was moved a total of 6 envelopes Municipal Emergency Services, with a total of 6 vehicles and 16 troops, and various endowments Local police, taking over the cutting of flooded roads, traffic regulation and attention to isolated residents.
Note that the arrangements put in place by the council attended a dozen vehicles caught in the rain, making rescue efforts and aid the occupants.
Assistance was also given a score of private dwellings Tercia.
It was actions to provide assistance to several neighbors who could not leave their homes by the accumulation of water.
In this sense, by the Municipal Emergency Services, in collaboration with the municipal utility operators Limusa cleaning, we proceeded to drain the water that flooded the homes.
In the same hamlet proceeded also to carry out relief work for the development of facilities Villaespesa College, where heavy rain in the evening yesterday also caused the accumulation of water. "
Municipal sources have said the series of actions which had to cope with the arrangements put in place by the city of Lorca watched the evacuation by ambulance from a person who had suffered a traffic accident in La Hoya, and the withdrawal of a fallen tree in the Alameda Rafael Mendez, later made a visit to verify that the affected areas had returned to normal, ending the service at 2 o'clock.
The device deployed by the municipality of Lorca was composed of members of the Municipal Emergency Service, Local Police, Limusa operators, hold municipal electric service, Aguas de Lorca workers, who collaborated with the consortium fire extinguishing fires Lorca.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Lorca