mountain rescue and rescue operations of all the Madeira fire companies and EMIR Medical Team held a drill in the area of Pico do Arieiro. The scenario served to test the capabilities of disaster relief teams in a multi-victim situation.
In a statement, the Regional Civil Protection Service reports that it has carried out an operational training – Mountain Rescue. The scenery was an accident with climbing practitioners, in the Pico do Arieiro zone. The same note added that “in view of the number of victims and the complexity of the scenario, an operational command post of the Regional Operations Relief Campaign (CROS) was mobilized to the site, which ensured the operational coordination of the event and a rescue device composed of 40 members of several Fire Departments of the RAM, ensuring interconnection and joint work among the various operational.
In addition to the “great complexity of the rescue with regard to the work of ropes for extraction of the victims, several valences of last generation were sent to the place in the scope of the Pre-hospital Emergency as well as of searches of the area.
From Jornal Madeira