Given the lack of guarantees on the generated reports, The Culiacan City Fire Department is not going to places where help is requestedVarious parts of the capital city and the rest of Sinaloa have been on fire since the morning of Thursday, January 5, due to vehicles torched by alleged criminals.
Efrain Araujo, Fire Commander Culiacan indicated that until the authorities provide security guarantees for his elements, Answer any calls for help and support, they will not attend, However, they remain in quarters awaiting conditions to improve and may move out to provide service where necessary, as their mission dictates.
Those in charge of smoke inhalation noted that throughout the day they had received numerous reports of vehicles being set on fire by possibly armed men, with the prosecutor’s pension being the last reported fire as of 5:40 p.m. this Thursday.
The fire chief announced some of the calls for help made during the day are for the sectors of El Ranchito, El Quemadito, Tres Ríos, in the Humaya sector, behind the Federal Electricity Commission, Boulevard José Limón, as well as Miguel Alemán in the neighbourhood.
Other reports received during the morning were that a private ambulance was torched on Madero Boulevard near the Miguel Hidalgo neighborhood, and a vehicle was torched on Campina, as well as on Agricultural Boulevard in the Amistad neighborhood.
Another point was in the vicinity of the state attorney general’s office, as well as he noted that the National Guard reported a vehicle fire at the Costa Rica booth. Finally, Efrain Araujo commented that in the three stations he has distributed 20 elements since yesterday in the hope that the situation will improve in order to be able to attend to emergency calls.
Vehicles burning in Culiacan, began when the sun barely cleared over the city. In the early hours, heavily armed men surrounded the main road and access, just like the first Culiacanazo in 2019. Separation of citizens from their cars, trucks, vans and buses in order to extinguish and contain the fire. Population and the path of authority.