Fireman say they handled 73 wind emergencies

Fire fighters reported that they handled 73 emergencies provoked by the high winds that have swept the country since the first of the year.

The fire fighters, the Cuerpo de Bomberos, said that they were called to 26 cases where trees fell, 20 cases where signs fell and 27 problems with electrical lines.

The agency issued some tips, like turning off the electrical power when a home is damaged by the wind. The agency also said that residents should let the local municipality know when a tree appears to be a potential wind victim.

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