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Puerto Vallarta Firefighters receive new equipment

A total of $8 million pesos of new firefighter’s equipment was delivered to Puerto Vallarta this morning during a ceremony lead by Mayor Arturo Dávalos Peña at the municipal sports center, Agustín Flores Contreras.

Funding for the equipment was 80% of from the city and 20% federal funds, according to the mayor in an interview with the media.

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On Monday, the municipal government delivered the special firefighting equipment to UMPC and Firefighters, including 3 trucks with 1,500 liter capacity.

In the ceremony, the municipal president, Arturo Dávalos Peña, urged citizens to participate and help strengthen the culture of prevention in civil protection.

He said that this delivery is a few days before Puerto Vallarta receives thousands of visitors, during the holiday period of Holy Week and Easter. A time when the city will welcome thousands of visitors during Mexico’s largest holiday period of the year.