- In Manizales, the President of the Republic, Iván Duque, and the Deputy Minister for Political Relations of the Ministry of the Interior, Juan Manuel Daza, delivered to these municipalities of Caldas, rapid intervention vehicles and a tanker in order to strengthen the body fire department.
A cistern machine that contributes to the supply and transport of water in the attention of fires for a value of $ 369,500,000 for the municipality of Palestina, and two vehicles of rapid intervention 4 x 4 for the municipalities of Anserma and Villa María, with an investment of 273.500.000 million each, were delivered by the President of the Republic, Iván Duque, and the vice minister for Political Relations of the Ministry of the Interior, Juan Manuel Daza, in Manizales, before starting the workshop 'Construyendo País'.
The Ministry of the Interior, through the National Fire Department, delivered this tank machine, which contains a pressure pump and a water tank with a minimum capacity of 800 gallons, pump and emergency lights.
The amphibious 4x4 vehicles have a fire pump with a capacity of 20 liters per minute with a foam system and a storage of 600 liters of water, which will allow them to attend forest, structural, rescues and floods in rural and urban areas, as well as protect the natural resources of the region.
With those deliveries, the Ministry of the Interior continues to work on strengthening the public fire service of Caldas, supported by better teams to deal with emergencies that arise in the department.