Firefighter Day in Mexico
Firefighter Day in Mexico is held on August 22. Es. Día del Bombero. This event in the third decade of the month August is annual. Help us
A firefighter is the person whose job is to put out fires and provide help in cases of disaster.
In Mexico, August 22 was the date on which the first fire department was created in the port of Veracruz in 1873. In 1922 the Regulations of the Fire Department of the Federal District were issued and in 1951 it was granted the character of "Heroic Fire Department" by presidential decree. This day is also celebrated for the firefighters of the oil industry (PEMEX) known as firefighters.
In addition to their main activity, which is fighting fire, firefighters are dedicated to handling incidents involving hazardous materials, managing and controlling chemical spills and disasters, rescuing people, mountain rescue, working at heights, and rescuing traffic accidents. among other. Traditionally they carry out their work using hydraulic pumps, which were used to draw water from wells, rivers or any other reservoir near the scene of the accident.
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