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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT…. WMBB: CFO Jimmy Patronis on 20th Anniversary of 9/11

9/13/2021

WMBB: CFO Jimmy Patronis on 20th Anniversary of 9/11
Patronis Honors 9/11
WMBB
September 11, 2021
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Florida CFO and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis made the trip to Apopka today to take part in their 9/11 memorial.
 
Patronis joined Apopka Mayor Bryan Nelson, Apopka Fire Chief Sean Wylam and Apopka Police Chief Mike Mckinley at the event.
 
He spoke to residents about the impact 9/11 had on our country and how it is vital students learn about the history of the attacks in the classroom.  Patronis says it has been one of the greatest honors of his life as state fire marshal to work with the brave men and women who keep us safe.
 
"But what our first responders do, it's not just a job, it's a calling. And I’m grateful they answer that call. Our firefighters don't wear boots and helmets seeking attention, they enter the profession knowing that there's risks, and sometimes they may have to ultimately make the ultimate sacrifice in losing their life in the line of duty.”
 
Patronis says today we pause to remember the lives lost 20 years ago, to honor the service and sacrifice of those heroes with our deepest gratitude.

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About CFO Jimmy Patronis 
Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis is a statewide elected official and a member of Florida’s Cabinet who oversees the Department of Financial Services. CFO Patronis works each day to fight insurance fraud, support Florida’s firefighters, and ensure the state’s finances are stable to support economic growth in the state. Follow the activities of the Department on Facebook (FLDFS) and Twitter (@FLDFS).