Civil Defense and Firefighters Poncitlan received a donation of equipment to strengthen the department and provide greater protection to the elements that contain it. Officials reported that the donation was made by California forest firefighters.
The donation included: 12 self-contained breathing apparatus, eight harnesses for self-contained breathing apparatus, 13 respirators with filters for hazardous materials, and seven pairs of boots for structural firefighters.
In this regard, the Director of Civil Protection and Firefighters Poncitlan, Jaime Asencio, said:
04 “The diseases that have occurred in older firefighters because they attended fires without respiratory protection equipment, and they are suffering those consequences today. This equipment is to protect the health of our firefighters, they can reach dangerous areas, oxygen deficient areas”
Jaime Ascencio said that he currently has 25 elements, 21 operational and four administrative.
For his part, the mayor of Ponceitlán, Arturo Israel Asencio, thanked the person who was the liaison between the two fire departments, the California Forest Fire Department, Daniel Plasencia, and said that the materials they received helped a lot to facilitate the work . elements, and have a direct impact on the service provided to the citizens.
While the director of civil protection and firefighters of Poncitlán, Jaime Asencio, took the opportunity to make a call to the public, although the dry season has not started, the population already has cases of fire.