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During today’s meeting of the Governor and Cabinet, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis sponsored a resolution highlighting the Children’s Home Society of Florida’s tireless efforts supporting the growth, protection and success of Florida’s foster children.
During today’s meeting of the Governor and Cabinet, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis, who oversees the Department of Financial Services (DFS), held a swearing in ceremony for Oregon, the newest member of DFS’ Bureau of Fire and Arson Investigations Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) Unit.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis is reminding Floridians to take steps to prevent a fire during the holidays. According to the National Fire Protection Association, an annual average of 200 home structure fires start with a Christmas tree resulting in an average of six deaths, 16 injuries and nearly $15 million in damages. In addition, 58 percent of Christmas tree fires occur in January and February when a tree is often neglected and becomes dry.

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