Willhite Honored Among Florida’s Top Firefighters

Florida Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis, along with Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, recognized members of Florida’s firefighting community on Monday, Feb. 3 for their outstanding accomplishments in the fire service industry during the 2020 Fire Service Awards. Among the honorees was State Rep. Matt Willhite, a Palm Beach County legislator and captain with Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue. Willhite, a Wellington resident, was honored as Florida Professional Firefighter of the Year.