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*MEDIA ADVISORY* CFO and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis Hosts Annual Fallen Firefighter Memorial Ceremony in Ocala


For Immediate Release:
October 11, 2017

Contact: Ashley Carr
(850) 413–2842

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - On Friday, October 13, Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis 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.

Joseph T. DeMarinis of the Clermont Fire Department and James F. Dorminy of the Reedy Creek Fire Department will be memorialized during this year’s ceremony. Seven additional historical names will also be added to Florida’s Fallen Firefighter Memorial.

WHAT:          Fallen Firefighter Memorial Ceremony

WHEN:          Friday, October 13
                      9:30 a.m. EST

WHERE:        Florida State Fire College
                      11655 NW Gainesville Road 
                      Ocala, Fla. 34482

Media are asked to confirm their attendance by calling the CFO’s Press Office at (850) 413-2842 or emailing