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**PHOTO RELEASE** CFO and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis Unveils New Firefighter Memorial Monument

4/1/2019

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For Immediate Release: Monday, April 1, 2019
Contact:
Katie Strickland, 850.413.2842, katie.strickland@myfloridacfo.com
Devin Galetta, 850.413.2842, devin.galetta@myfloridacfo.com 
 
**PHOTO RELEASE**
CFO and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis Unveils New Firefighter Memorial Monument

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis was joined by Attorney General Ashley Moody, Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried and the Florida Joint Council of Fire and Emergency Services to unveil and dedicate the new Firefighter Memorial Monument in the Capitol Courtyard today. The new monument honors Florida’s fallen firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty.
 
CFO and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis said, “Today, we came together to honor Florida’s fallen firefighters—the brave men and women who laid their lives down in service as they protected our communities. The Firefighter Memorial Monument will serve as a reminder of those who made the ultimate sacrifice. This lasting tribute will honor their lives and legacies; each name will stand here forever so generations of Floridians know of their selfless service and all they meant to their loved ones, their communities and our state.”

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About CFO Jimmy Patronis 
Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis is a statewide elected official 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).