Members of the Marine Corps from the Tercio de Levante in Cartagena visit the facilities of the Villa de Torre Pacheco Fair Institution (IFEPA), accompanied by the mayor of the town and president of the Institution, Antonio León, along with Antonio Miras, Manager , the Deputy Mayor Mari Carmen Guillén, as well as the Commissar-Chief of the Local Police, José Mercader and the Inspector, Antonio Méndez.
A visit to review the facilities of the Fair Institution, which has been made available to the Government of Spain for use as a Campaign Hospital, or any utility that is deemed convenient, in this period of the Alarm State in which we find ourselves.
The Fairground has a covered area of â€‹â€‹20,000 m2 distributed in three open pavilions, plus another 2,000 m2 of offices, in addition to three open parking areas totaling 30,000 m2.
The Marine Corps joins today, March 25, to the surveillance of places in the municipality of Torre Pacheco, which register a large concentration of people, carrying out informative tasks among citizens and controlling the number of users at bus and train stations.
The objective is to collaborate with the Municipal Police and Civil Protection and control that citizens comply with the preventive measures ordered by the Government.
In addition, the Marine Corps comes to the aid of the most vulnerable population, with the provision of basic necessities and health care.
The mayor of Torre Pacheco, thanked the work of the Marine Corps at times like those we are experiencing, and conveyed to the troops of the Tercio de Levante, appreciation for their effort and dedication, valuing the importance of the joint collaboration of military units with institutions, in this emergency situation.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Torre Pacheco