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Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis warns Floridians of the dangers of clothes dryer fires and offers tips to avoid a dryer fire related tragedy. Reports show, between 2012-2016, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated 12,900 home fires involving clothes dryers or washing machines each year. These fires resulted in annual losses estimated at $211 million in property damage with 10 deaths, 360 injuries.
Today, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis was joined by members of the Pensacola fire service community to announce the passage of legislation that provides cancer benefits to Florida’s firefighters. The legislation passed unanimously by the Florida Legislature this year and was officially signed into law by Governor DeSantis on Friday, May 3, 2019.
Following the historic landfall of Hurricane Michael in the Florida Panhandle in October 2018, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis urged the FCC to recommend best practices to pre-position equipment so companies are prepared to make repairs quickly after a hurricane passes, sending a letter and speaking with FCC Chairman Pai regarding the detrimental impact to telecommunications. The FCC recently released a report outlining failures in restoration of telecommunications services post-storm.