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*PHOTO RELEASE* CFO and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis Coordinates Hurricane Michael Response Efforts from the Bay County Emergency Operations Center

10/13/2018

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For Immediate Release: Saturday, October 13, 2018
Contact: Devin Galetta, 850.413.2842, devin.galetta@myfloridacfo.com 

 
*PHOTO RELEASE* CFO and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis Coordinates Hurricane Michael Response Efforts from the Bay County Emergency Operations Center
 
Panama City, Fla. – Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis coordinated Hurricane Michael disaster response and recovery efforts today at the Bay County Emergency Operations Center.
 
CFO Patronis said, “My top priority continues to be Urban Search and Rescue and ensuring no more lives are lost after this devastating storm ripped through the panhandle this week. We have over 1,700 of my personnel on the ground and we will be here until the job is done. We are also working tirelessly with emergency management teams to aid in recovery.
 
“I can ensure you that I will not rest until the panhandle has recovered from Hurricane Michael. We are in this together.”
 
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About CFO Jimmy Patronis
Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis is a native Floridian and a member of Florida’s Cabinet, who oversees the Department of Financial Services. CFO Patronis works each day to fight insurance fraud, support Florida’s firefighters, and ensure the state’s finances are stable to support economic growth in the state. Follow the activities of the Department on Facebook (FLDFS) and Twitter (@FLDFS).