As Black Friday and the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season approaches, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater and the Department of Financial Services remind Floridians to make smart spending choices to keep from overspending and to heed warning signs to protect against fraud.
The Florida State Fire Marshal’s Office, which operates under the direction of the Florida Department of Financial Services and CFO Jeff Atwater, today announced the arrest of David McIntyre, 37, for a structure fire set in the Pensacola area.
The Division of State Fire Marshal, Bureau of Fire and Arson Investigations is inviting public comment as the bureau proceeds through its reaccreditation process. Accreditation is a certification issued by an independent reviewing authority confirming that an organization has met specific requirements and prescribed standards of excellence. The Bureau of Fire and Arson Investigations became accredited in February 2009 and was reaccredited in February 2012.