Ecuador Fires: Firefighters, Military, Police mobilized to fight onslaught of fires in Quito Region

Posted on September 8, 2012 • Filed under: Ecuador, Enviromental Issues, TRAVEL, Weather/Climate

Five measures include emergency plan proposed by the Emergency Operations Committee (EOC), which is permanently installed in Quito, once the emergency decreed by Mayor Augusto Barrera. Duplicate operational responsiveness is the first step. Emergency personnel of the Fire Department will join 150 members of Armed Forces, 100 members in the process of formation of the National Police, 100 police officers and 50 firefighters metropolitan arrive from other cities in Ecuador. Read Article

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