Beijing News Today (August 20) in the early morning, Wenchuan County, Sichuan Province, was affected by torrential rains, resulting in flash floods, trapped personnel. Xin Jing Bao reporter learned from Wenchuan County Emergency Management Bureau that two local firefighters lost contact during the rescue, and have been found, one of them unfortunately sacrificed, the other is in full rescue.
Debris flow disasters occurred in Aba, Sichuan Province, affected by heavy rains. Source: Sichuan Public Security Bureau
Xin Jing Bao reporter learned from Wenchuan County Emergency Management Bureau that two local firefighters lost contact during the rescue, and have been found. One of the firefighters was confirmed dead. Medical staff are still trying to rescue another firefighter.
Sichuan Fire and Rescue Corps staff said that at 2:21 today, Aba detachment Wenchuan Brigade received a public alarm, saying that floods occurred in Wenchuan Sanjiang Town, Gengda Township and other places, and some people were trapped. Wenchuan brigade has sent Yingxiu Town full-time team, Shuimu Town full-time team, Wenchuan Squadron to rescue. The unfortunate victim of the firefighters was Gengspoor (male, Tibetan, born in October 1986), who was the squad leader of Shuimu Towns full-time team.
At present, the Sichuan Fire and Rescue Corps has launched a cross-regional rescue plan. Its full-service headquarters, emergency communication support units, the reinforcement forces of Aba Corps and the water rescue units of Chengdu and Mianyang Corps have rushed to the scene.
Source: New Beijing Daily Responsible Editor: Dai Wenjia_NB12498