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The general director of Public Safety and Emergencies, Pablo Ruiz Palacios , went to the Romea theater on Friday the 13th at night in full cold drop that has left the devastated region.
Ruiz Palacios has admitted, when he was pointed out by the regional press -La Opinion of Murcia and La Verdad- that "it was a mistake that will not be repeated ".
The political leader of 112, under the Ministry of Transparency, Participation and Administration, directed by Beatriz Ballesteros, said that while following the work of the web was all the time "pending the phone and was always localizable." He went to the theater, in full flood of the Segura River, "in fulfillment of a family commitment".
" I fell asleep from the fatigue I had , and when I finished the show I returned to the 112 headquarters with the counselor, who did not know that I had gone to the theater."
He went to the Romea Theater at 8.30 pm after "being all day muddy and at the foot of the canyon", as he explained. Ruiz Palacios said that, when the work was finished, he returned to the coordination center, on Mariano Rojas avenue in Murcia, which is also the headquarters of 112.
He has said he has apologized to Beatriz Ballesteros, who was unaware of the escape from his position of trust in full Dana, according to his explanations. "I have already apologized and that same night we continue working . "
The director general said that "I only think of continuing to work, available to my counselor, the president of the Community, and citizens, as I have done since I took office a week ago, together with the magnificent team of the Center of Emergency Coordination ".
It was only four days ago, on September 9, that Ruiz Palacios had taken office as director general of Public Safety and Emergencies.
On September 13, the Emergency Director of Murcia retweeted several messages on the implementation of the Murcia Flood Plan, which activated the emergency level 1 of the Special Plan for Civil Protection against Flood Risk in the Region from Murcia due to the flood of the Segura river.
Pablo Ruiz Palacios was head of the list of Citizens to the Senate for the Region of Murcia, but was not elected.
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