Escambia Fire Lieutenant Recognized As Florida Professional Firefighter Of The Year

December 14, 2022

Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis has recognized Lt. Nick Gradia of Escambia County Fire Rescue as Florida Professional Firefighter of the Year. Gradia is a 2003 graduate of Northview High School. Pictured: Sen. Doug Broxson, Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis, and Rep. Michelle Salzman. Photo for, click to enlarge.


6 Responses to “Escambia Fire Lieutenant Recognized As Florida Professional Firefighter Of The Year”

  1. Donna & Paul Luebbers on December 18th, 2022 8:21 pm

    Congratulations, Nick! Your Grandmother told me about your recent honor, and I was happy to see article in

  2. Nick's Mom on December 16th, 2022 12:08 am

    Nick, I couldn’t be prouder of the man you’ve become. You have faced some tough sacrifices along the way…
    You have a beautiful family & have accomplished so much. Keep working hard for the men & women who work beside you to protect the people of Escambia County. Be safe …I love you, Son!!!

  3. Wayne on December 15th, 2022 11:11 am

    In my book ..they are all Florida Professional Firefighters of the millennium.
    Kudos Nick!

  4. Teresa Keener on December 14th, 2022 4:21 pm

    Good job Nick!

  5. Patsy Green on December 14th, 2022 11:24 am

    Congratulations, Nick.

  6. Gayle Weaver on December 14th, 2022 8:25 am

    Congratulations Nick. You were always “one of the best.” Awesome accomplishment.

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