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Fire Prevention “Where’s the Beep?” PSA to be Played During FSU vs. Miami Game

10/9/2015

Contact: Ashley Carr
(850) 413 – 2842

 
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A public service announcement highlighting fire prevention in Florida will be played at Doak S. Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee during tomorrow’s Florida State Seminoles vs. University of Miami Hurricanes football game.
 
“Most Floridians don’t know that most house fires occur in the middle of the night while residents are fast asleep,” said CFO and State Fire Marshal Jeff Atwater. “Having working smoke alarms in homes, particularly in bedrooms, cuts the likelihood of being critically injured or dying in a fire by half.”
 
The PSA showcases the “Where’s the Beep?” campaign, a partnership between the State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Tallahassee Fire Department. “Where’s the Beep?” showcases the importance of having working smoke alarms in every home. Homeowners are encouraged to test their smoke alarms on a monthly basis to make sure they will work properly in the event that they are ever needed.

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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).