The Forestry Brigade of the Undersecretariat of Civil Defense of the province participated in the first exercise of the Regional NOA National Fire Management Service belonging to the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of the Nation. It took place in Tucumán.
Forest combatants also participated from the provinces of Tucumán, Jujuy and Catamarca and from the region’s national parks, as well as agents from the Argentine Federal Police.
During the training sessions, aerial transportation and work with pumping equipment and manual tools were carried out. A hydrant plane was made available to carry out fire control and aircraft reloading practices.
It should be noted that the objective of these practices was to optimize the coordination and rapid response of the first response agencies to emergencies of suffocation of forest fires in different jurisdictions of the NOA region.