The authorities of Dominican Republic They are searching for five Spanish firefighters who disappeared on Thursday on a hill in the municipality of The Cienegain the province of Barahona (southwest of the country), when they practiced canyoning.
The authorities received “notice” of the disappearance of these five people on Friday morning and “from that very moment they have been working on their search,” as confirmed by the regional director of the Civil Defense in the southwest of the Dominican Republic. Carlos Confidentewho is part of the rescue efforts.
Although names have not been revealed, all of the missing people have been identified. The Spaniards, three men and two women, all firefighters in Seville, arrived in the Dominican Republic on November 14 to practice canyoning, explained their compatriot. Eduardo Gomezwho was part of the group of friends, regulars in this sport.
The five Spaniards disappeared at a time when they were separated from Gómez, who had arrived in this Caribbean country a few days before.
Gómez has tried to communicate with his colleagues, but, as he stated, telephone coverage in the area is weak.