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    Firefighters and tourists used a bridge made of ladders to cross a river during flooding in Wenzhou, East China’s Zhejiang province, on July 3. Photo: VCG
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Gallery: Firefighter Dies Saving Trapped Tourists

Zhou Jinyong was one of a team of firefighters sent to rescue 15 tourists who had become trapped by a flooded river in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, on July 3. Zhou fell into the river while trying to save the tourists, who all ultimately survived. His body was found two days later

07.09.2019
Firefighters and tourists used a bridge made of ladders to cross a river during flooding in Wenzhou, East China’s Zhejiang province, on July 3. Photo: VCG
Firefighters use flashlights while looking for tourists trapped on a mountain during flooding. Photo: VCG
Tourists trapped by flooding wait to be rescued. Photo: VCG
One of Zhou’s colleagues holds his uniform. Photo: Fire Department of Wenzhou
Zhou Jinyong was 41 years old. Photo: Zhejiang News

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