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Tulum Civil Protection reports Easter holiday success with minimal incidents

Tulum, Q.R. — Authorities in Tulum say the recent Easter holidays were a success with minimal incidents. Juan Manuel Castilla, the General Directorate of Civil Protection and Firefighters of Tulum, says given the happenings during the holidays, there were no causalities.

Castilla says that over the Easter holidays, Tulum authorities attended to 11 vehicle accidents, five beach rescues by lifeguards, three vehicle fires, two motorcycle accidents, one short circuit and one LP gas leak.

He reported that during the Easter 2024 operation, security personnel was increased to ensure a safe environment for locals and tourists. That increase included the reinforcement of surveillance at the entrances and exits of the municipality and the presence of security elements at strategic points such as banks and shopping centers, ATMs and along main roads.

Road accidents and beach rescues topped Civil Protection list of holiday incidents. Photo: April 8, 2024.

He said despite the car accidents and beach rescues, there were no deaths or major injuries reported over the holiday season.