China News Service, Beijing, September 16 (Reporter Guo Chaokai) The reporter learned from the Ministry of Emergency Management of China that as of 16:00 on the same day, the 6.0 earthquake in Luxian County, Sichuan caused 121,000 people in Luzhou and other places to be affected, 3 people were killed and 100 people were injured; national comprehensive More than 800 firefighting and rescue teams were dispatched for rescue at the first time.
At 4:33 on September 16, a magnitude 6.0 earthquake occurred in Lu County, Luzhou City, Sichuan.
As of 16:00 on the 16th, the earthquake caused 121,000 people in Luzhou and other places to be affected, 3 people were killed and 100 people were injured; more than 1,400 houses collapsed, more than 6,400 were seriously damaged, and 29,000 were generally damaged.
After receiving the report, the Office of the State Council’s Earthquake Relief and Disaster Relief Headquarters and the Emergency Management Department immediately launched a three-level earthquake emergency response.
The Ministry of Emergency Management has, in conjunction with the State Bureau of Grain and Material Reserves, urgently allocated 2,000 tents, 10,000 summer quilts and 10,000 folding beds for disaster relief from the central government to support local governments in the resettlement and relief of disaster-stricken people.
More than 800 fighters from the national comprehensive fire rescue team were dispatched for rescue immediately, rescuing 27 people trapped, 944 people in distress evacuated, and 104 tons of rescued and transferred materials.
54 search and rescue teams have conducted 3 rounds of comprehensive inspections of 120 villages and 1,437 houses in 12 villages and towns in Luzhou, Zigong, Neijiang and other disaster-stricken towns, eliminated 223 risks, assisted in setting up 5 concentrated resettlement sites for the victims, and erected 206 tents.
The fire rescue team received a total of 29 related alarms, including 3 houses collapsed, 2 residential fires, 1 high-concentration liquor leak from a wine storage warehouse, and 23 general alarms, all of which were effectively dealt with.