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MEDIA ADVISORY: Florida CFO Jeff Atwater Invites Floridians to Honor Fallen Firefighters during Annual Memorial Service at Florida State Fire College

10/8/2015

Contact: Ashley Carr
(850) 413-2842
 
Tomorrow, Florida’s Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal Jeff Atwater will join firefighters from across Florida to honor members of the fire service community who have lost their lives in the line of duty during the annual Florida Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service at the Florida State Fire College in Ocala.
 
Carl A.R. Lommler of the Longwood Fire Department and Frank R. Vigh of the Orange County Fire Department will be memorialized during this year’s ceremony.
 
WHAT:          Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service
WHEN:         Friday, October 9, 2015
                         9:30 A.M. EST
WHERE:       Florida State Fire College
                         11655 NW Gainesville Road 
                         Ocala, Fla. 34482

The service will also be live streamed via this link.
 
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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).