2021-02-24

Haidong, Qinghai: 7 people trapped in the heart of the Yellow River, Haidong fire emergency rescue

By yqqlm yqqlm

China News Service, Xining, February 24th (Qi Zengbei) The reporter learned from the Fire Rescue Detachment of Haidong City, Qinghai Province on the 24th that on the 23rd, the Yellow River in Zetang Village, Qunke Town, Hualong County, Haidong City, Qinghai Province On the island, 7 people were trapped due to the rise of the upstream flood water level. They dialed 119 to call the police and requested fire rescue.

Haidong, Qinghai: 7 people trapped in the heart of the Yellow River, Haidong fire emergency rescue

The picture shows the trapped people ashore. Photo courtesy of the Haidong Fire and Rescue Detachment

It is understood that at 17:00 on the 23rd, the command center of the Haidong City Fire and Rescue Detachment of Qinghai Province received an alarm and immediately dispatched the fire rescue in Hualong County, Haidong City, Qinghai Province. A brigade of 3 vehicles and 11 people rushed to the scene for disposal.

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The picture shows the rescue of firefighters Sleepy personnel. Photo courtesy of the Haidong Fire Rescue Detachment

After arriving at the scene, the fire rescue personnel found through on-site inquiry and investigation that due to the sudden increase in the flood level of the upper reaches of the Yellow River, 7 people who were playing were trapped in the river by the rushing water Heart Island, unable to go to the safe area.

The firefighters immediately followed the water rescue handling guidelines, dressed in professional water rescue clothing, drove rubber boats, and used tactical measures for shore rescue to rescue the trapped persons one by one in three batches.

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The picture shows the rescue of all trapped people success. Photo courtesy of Haidong Fire Rescue Detachment

After nearly an hour of intense rescue, all 7 people in distress were rescued safely.

It is understood that in the past few days, the weather has warmed up, the ice and snow have melted, and the number of people going out for spring trips has increased one after another. People trapped in the same place frequently happened because of the rising flood level. (End)