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Florida Advisory Committee on Arson Prevention Offering Reward for Information About Second Panama City Area Arson

3/24/2015

Contact: Ashley Carr
(850) 413 - 2842
 
PANAMA CITY, Fla. – The Florida Department of Financial Services’ Division of State Fire Marshal today announced that the Florida Advisory Committee on Arson Prevention has offered a monetary reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for a second Panama City area fire. The two fires are not believed to be related.
 
The most recent fire took place on March 2, 2015, at a home located at 1432 Ridgewood Avenue in Springfield, Florida. A photo of the home is attached.
 
Anyone with information about the suspected Springfield arson is asked to call Detective Jim Stafford at 850-747-5888 or email Jim.Stafford@myfloridacfo.com.
 
The reward is the second to be offered this month for information about a Panama City area arson. Last week, the Division of State Fire Marshal announced a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for the February 22, 2015, house fire on 811 East 8th Court in Panama City.
Anyone with information about this suspected Panama City arson is asked to call Detective Rudy Cintron at 850-747-5888 or email Rudy.Cintron@myfloridacfo.com.
 
For more information about the Florida Advisory Committee on Arson Prevention, visit http://www.facap.org.
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Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, a statewide elected official, oversees the Department of Financial Services. CFO Atwater’s priorities include fighting financial fraud, abuse and waste in government, reducing government spending and regulatory burdens that chase away businesses, and providing transparency and accountability in spending. Follow the activities of the Department on Facebook (FLDFS) and Twitter (@FLDFS).