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Oficial Principal de Finanzas Jimmy Patronis: El Fin de Semana de Bomberos Voluntarios Ofrece Capacitación Necesaria para Equipos de Primera Respuesta

9/14/2018

For Immediate Release: Friday, September 14, 2018
Contact: Communications@myfloridacfo.com, 850.413.2842
 
Oficial Principal de Finanzas Jimmy Patronis: El Fin de Semana de Bomberos Voluntarios Ofrece Capacitación Necesaria para Equipos de Primera Respuesta

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis announces the 13th Annual Northwest Florida Volunteer Firefighter Weekend, kicking off at Northwest Florida State College in Niceville today, September 14.
 
CFO Jimmy Patronis said, “We have more than 300 people from Florida and our neighboring states looking to join the ranks of our brave volunteer firefighter community. We must do everything we can to bolster their training and support our volunteer firefighters who sacrifice time with family and loved ones to protect their community.
 
“Thank you to the Florida Fire and Emergency Services Foundation, the Florida Forest Service and my team at the Florida State Fire College for their support.”
 
The event includes classes on low angle terrain rescue, electrical safety, firefighter water safety, incident rehab, vehicle operations, vehicle extrication and live fire evolutions. It’s free to Florida volunteer firefighters, and local and statewide instructors will be on hand to share expertise. More than 20 vendors will be in attendance to demonstrate the latest in firefighting practices and equipment.
 
New firefighters can apply for scholarships at this training event through the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants Program. These scholarships include necessary lodging and gear. For more information and a complete list of classes, please visit www.nwflvolunteerffweekend.com.

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El Oficial Principal de Finanzas y Jefe de Bomberos del Estado Jimmy Patronis es oriundo de la Florida y miembro del Gabinete de la Florida, que supervisa el Departamento de Servicios Financieros. El Oficial Principal de Finanzas Patronis trabaja todos los días para luchar contra el fraude de seguros, apoyar a los bomberos de la Florida y garantizar que las finanzas del estado sean estables para respaldar el crecimiento financiero del estado. Siga las actividades del Departamento en Facebook (FLDFS) y Twitter (@FLDFS).