Hospital inundation due to rupture of Chikuma River Firefighter rescues hospitalized patient Nagano Oct. 14 13:32
In Nagano City, where the Chikuma River embankment broke down due to heavy rain caused by a typhoon and many houses were flooded, firefighters are helping inpatients left behind in hospitals.
Due to the heavy rain caused by the typhoon, the bank of the Chikuma River broke down, and many houses were flooded in the Toyono area of Nagano City. It was.
Firefighting started a rescue operation to evacuate some patients early in the morning on the 14th because the water outage continued at Toyono Hospital.
Rescue activities were carried out with the support of firefighting in Nagano Prefecture and Niigata Prefecture, and firefighters transported patients from the hospital using stretchers.
According to the city and firefighting, there are about 100 patients to be rescued, and it is scheduled to be evacuated to the gymnasium of the disabled person support facility in the Toyono area.