Sicily, fires: Police committed to supporting rescue and evacuees – il Fatto Nisseno


In recent days, members of the patrols of the various offices of the State Police of the province of Enna have been engaged in a major activity aimed at facilitating, by the bodies in charge, the extinguishing of the numerous fires that have hit this territory and to rescue people who, despite the danger arising from the flames affecting their homes, did not accept the idea of ‚Äč‚Äčleaving their homes.

And so the operators of the State Police patrols have carried out their duty as public rescue operators with self-denial, alone or together with the representatives of the other police forces or in aid of the Fire Brigade, Forestry or Civil Protection personnel. , who have done everything to save people and their homes from fires.

Interventions that the operators of the Traffic Police Section of Enna, of the Traffic Police detachment of Nicosia and of the PS of Leonforte Police Station, carried out for the evacuation and safety of various people residing in some districts of the municipalities of Gagliano Castelferrato and Nicosia, their animals and related barns also requesting canadair or helicopters.

Another intervention took place in a district of the municipality of Agira with the safety of the members of a family, one of which was taken ill by the high flames and fumes of the fire. The operators promptly requested the immediate intervention of an ambulance transporting the man to the S. Elia Hospital in Caltanissetta.

The police also intervened in the territory of the municipality of Troina where a large fire affected many farms, evacuated, some of which were damaged by the flames as well as an agritourism company from which about 40 guests were sent away.

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