Fire in Cercato de Lima: Non-commissioned officer in charge of helicopter rescue of fire victim.

Veronica Cargate Coquilla was a non-commissioned officer who led a fire rescue mission in Barrios Altos. Chanel N

Non-Commissioned Officer Veronica CorgateA member of the Directorate of Police Aviation (Drawpol) commanded an impressive air rescue operation to save a man trapped in a building near the blast site this Tuesday. fire Ankash is registered in Girona Lima Valley.

CargateWith a decade of service in the police department and experience in rescue operations in challenging environments like the Peruvian jungle, “Major General FAP Armando” said the rescue team from the airbase reached the area in just three minutes. In Revoredo Iglesias”. CalloBased on Diravpol.

“In this case, the alarm sounded and all the determined personnel – and those who were alert – stood on the ramp to make a decision and see which persons would go to the rescue. Later, the plane was activated and we went to the emergency area,” he said in the conversation Canal N.

The incident occurred around noon on the top floor of a three-level structure in block 10 of the well-known Gironde Uncash. Grocery market. The emergency center was located in a plastic warehouse building in Barrios Altos, which significantly complicated fire control operations due to the rapid combustion of this material.

This is the amazing helicopter rescue operation in a fire in Barrios Altos. Chanel N

At least 15 firefighters rushed to the scene to tackle the blaze in an attempt to prevent it from spreading to nearby properties. Juan Altunes Cardenas (64) When Petty Officer Kargat, who had descended from the helicopter to help him, got stuck on the roof near the earthquake.

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“The evacuated person was a little nervous, but you always have to calm him down so that the operation goes faster.” […] Once on the ground I approached the man, told him I was going to put a harness on him, proceeded to check that all the locks were in place, and I gave the mechanic a hand signal so he could lower the crane. , then, we joined. The man hugged me in the middle of the climb,” said the woman in uniform.

The sexologist was airlifted to Hipolito Unanu Hospital, where he “received care for possible smoke inhalation” and is “under observation,” according to a statement released by the health ministry. The emergency was resolved after 4.30 pm.

“In this situation, Minza, through the Directorate of Public Health (DGOS), has alerted the Dos de Mayo, Hipólito Unanue, Arzobispo Loayza and Pediatric Emergencies hospitals. In addition, four SAMU ambulances traveled to the area,” the portfolio added. Later, the President In Boluarte He highlighted the “courage and bravery” of the non-commissioned officer who “risked his life” to help the victim.

“I was on the eighth floor, on the roof. My intention was to hang myself with a rope, but there was none. The smoke covered everything. I did not hear anything. Until the helicopter came and took me down. My congratulations to the police in that area, I know they are professionals, ” he highlighted. Altunes In a statement issued by the PNP.

Ministry of Health informs about the health status of the discharged sex doctor. Photo: @Minsa_Peru

General Freddy LopezThe Director of Police Aviation confirmed it The first urban rescue was carried out by helicopter In the capital. “We have no history of this particular event, after all, the person who was rescued finally went to the hospital and is in a stable condition,” he told the TV station.

Drawpoles play an important role in operations during natural calamities such as floods, earthquakes and landslides. In the war against illegal drug trafficking, helicopters and airplanes of this police unit have carried out operations to identify and destroy clandestine laboratories and intercept illegal landing strips used by drug traffickers.

Likewise, during the Covid-19 health emergency, the Police Aviation It played a vital role in transporting medical supplies, vaccines and health personnel to remote and inaccessible areas.

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