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Shenyang celebrates for the first snowfall; Twenty thousand sanitation workers clean up the road for you
source: Shenyang Daily   2018-01-11 14:44

At 3:00 in the morning of January 8, the streets of Shenyang were covered with white snow.'Swish, swash...' the sound of brooms broke the silence in the early morning.More than 20 thousand sanitation workers started to clean up the snow in the streets and lanes of Shenyang.

At 3:00 in the morning, Zhao Shuzhen, a sanitation worker rushed out of her home to Maluwan, Heping district.She said:"My family woke me up as soon as they saw the snow. I need to clean up the snow before people go to work, or it'll be very dangerous."It's extremely cold in the early morning after snowfall. The reporter felt his legs chilled to the bone. But sweat leaped out on the faces of Zhao Shuzhen and her colleagues.

At about 6:00 am, the sanitation workers went back home to have breakfast and wash their faces and brush their teeth in batches."I had a little soup and washed my face. It's still snowing. I'm afraid that we are short-handed." Zhao Shuzhen rushed back to her position half an hour later.

Cleaning up the snow is a tiredsome job. A shovel of snow is as heavy as 3---4 jin.Zhao Shuzhen and her colleagues made countless shovels of snow in the morning.Zhao Shuzhen told the reporter that an owner of a store saw the sanitation workers busy cleaning up the streets in the snow. He made hot soup specially for them. She said the store owner and the soup made her feel quite warm in her heart.

Reporter Yu Hai and Li Hao

Editor: zfw05