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CFO and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis Issues Santa Claus Fireplace Safety Alert

12/24/2019

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For Immediate Release: Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Contact: Katie Strickland, 850.413.2842, katie.strickland@myfloridacfo.com
Devin Galetta, 850.413.2842, devin.galetta@myfloridacfo.com
 
CFO and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis Issues Santa Claus Fireplace Safety Alert
 
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.— As Santa Claus approaches Florida this Christmas Eve, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis issued the following fireplace safety alert:
 
“Please make sure all fireplaces are extinguished to allow Santa Claus a safe entry down the chimney and into your homes tonight. You can use Santa trackers available online to stay updated on his journey as he travels the world to bring children their Christmas gifts, and don't forget to put out the milk and cookies. But most importantly, enjoy this holiday season with your loved ones! Merry Christmas!”
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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).