With a total of 619 general prevention and emergency services, the Directorate of Civil Protection and Firefighters, closed the operational program for Holy Week and Easter 2022, with which actions were implemented throughout the municipality to safeguard the integrity of tourists and residents in this holiday period.
According to the final operations report, prehospital services were the most prevalent with 327 attentions, followed by general and fire services with 268, while aquatic rescue services added 24 attentions.
The agency highlighted that the points of greatest influx in this period were the beaches, the boardwalk area, rivers, and streams, where there were constant preventive tours and recommendations were issued to the population.
Through Lifeguard personnel, 19 beaches were covered with an estimated influx of up to 3,500 people daily, accounting for 24 water rescues, care for 22 injured on public roads, 3 minors lost and found on the beach, 3 various types of support, of 2 patients on public roads, support for 1 boat and the reporting of 2 false alarms.
On the boardwalk, the largest area of influx of visitors was between 31 de Octubre and Los Arcos, with an estimated maximum capacity of 1,800 people per day, where the staff provided various services, especially preventive, to greater security of the attendees.
In rivers and streams, the municipal agency reported that operations were maintained for 7 days, with 17 prevention tours in the areas of Paso del Guayabo, Paso Ancho, Puente de Los Almacenes, Playa Grande, and La Desembocada, where a capacity is estimated up to 830 people per day. At these points, the staff issued 235 group recommendations.
Subscribe here for just .08 cents per day to read subscriber content, join the PVDN newsletter, and browse with site ad-free. Support local news.
Trending news on PVDN
- Canadian woman hospitalized after being critically injured by rogue wave during her Puerto Vallarta honeymoon vacation A Canadian woman remains on a ventilator in a hospital after she was struck by a rogue wave while on her honeymoon in Mexico. Cory Moe, who is a long-term care nurse back in Carnduff, Saskatchewan, was in Puerto Vallarta with her husband Dalton for a delayed honeymoon and the pair were enjoying the water.…
- Puerto Vallarta or Cancun? Security issues in Acapulco and Cancún could attract tourists to Puerto Vallarta as a safer alternative The unfortunate situation of violence and insecurity that exists in tourist destinations such as Acapulco or Cancun, where executions or disputes between taxi drivers and Uber, respectively, are taking place, could attract more tourism to Puerto Vallarta, answering the question: Puerto Vallarta or Cancun?
- With new explosion and 249 minutes of tremors in the last 24-hours, warning about Mexico’s most dangerous volcano is issued In the last 24 hours, at least 128 exhalations, 249 minutes of tremors, a minor explosion, and a volcanotectonic earthquake have been recorded, which is why the population is urged not to approach the volcano.
- Puerto Vallarta carried out a cleaning day in the Cuale River Within the framework of World Environmental Education Day, the city of Puerto Vallarta coordinated a cleaning day on the banks of the Cuale River, with the participation of students and teachers of Secondary School No. 84 ‘Valentín Gómez Farías’. The councilor María Elena Curiel Preciado, president of the Building Commission for Education, Innovation, Science and…
- Government stops construction on four condominium developments in Puerto Vallarta for violations The Secretary of Environment (Semarnat) in Jalisco, Raúl Rodgríguez Rosales, reported that the government agency stopped the construction of four condominium developments in Puerto Vallarta for not complying with regulations.