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Meeting Announcements


The Board of Directors meets the 1st Thursday of each month via tele-conference starting at 9:00AM or as otherwise called by the President.


Unless otherwise noted below, the CFFCA General Membership meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month.  All business lunch meetings start promptly at 11:30AM.



July Meeting to be held in St. Pete at FFCA Summer Conference. Pre-registration lunch ticket required. LINK:
Registration Form

NEXT CFFCA General Business Meeting

August 11th, 2016


Residential Fire
FF May Day
Jim Dickerson
Fire Chief

  Lake County
 Fire Rescue Division

Meeting Room


Altamonte Springs



(Meeting Location)

Hilton Orlando Altamonte

Click on Above LINK for Map & Directions

Hilton - Orlando/
Altamonte Springs

350 Northlake Blvd, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701-5297
Tel: 407-830-1985
Fax: 407-331-2911 

Full service hot/cold lunch buffet $10pp including beverage, desert, tax and gratuity.

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  • Promote Proactive Fire / EMS leadership.

  • Establish and support common goals within our profession.

  • Provide Professional development and networking opportunities.

  • Deliver association services in a business, yet social environment.

Core Values


Public Trust



AAWM Silver Award

U.S. Web Award

Golden Web Award 2003-04


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Current News and
Special Announcements

The CFFCA held its July luncheon at the FFCA Executive Development Conference venue  on Sunday, July 10th in St. Pete at the Vinoy Renansance Resort . There were 51 in attendance to enjoy the great food and fellowship amongst members and guests. After CFFCA President Jim White's welcome and opening comments, FFCA President Gary Ballard and FFCA Chief Administrative Officer Ray Colburn  welcomed our group and shared a few words with those present.

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CFFCA Luncheon St. Pete 2016
St. Pete Speakers 2016
St. Pete Corp Co-Sponsors 2016
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Special thanks are extended to our Corporate Partner Co-Sponsors of the St. Pete luncheon listed below:

Bennett Fire Products Company, Inc.
Hall-Mark Fire Apparatus
Municipal Equipment Company
Vista Brake Lock, LLC
Wheeled Coach  Industries

Please view our GALLERY PAGE for additional St. Pete luncheon photos....

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Speaker - OC Corrections GANGS
At the Thursday, June 9th CFFCA monthly lunch business meeting, the Orange County Corrections Department presented an informative situational awareness overview of Gangs operating in the Central Florida area.
Speaker Apprec - Gangs
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The Winter Garden Fire Rescue, courtesy of Chief Matt McGrew, displayed their agency's new BC unit. The customized command module and accessories were all designed and constructed in-house by their Fleet Maintenance Department at a significant savings.

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WGFR Fleet Staff
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Command Module WGFR

Please visit our Gallery to see additional photos....

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Valencia College SPS-FRI Advertisement
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In Loving Memory
Randall R. Tuten
Orlando FD
Deputy Chief [ret]
CFFCA Life Member
[Obituary & Guest Book]


CONGRATS are in Order

Chief Chuck Carnesale - Apopka FD
Chuck Carnesale
Fire Chief Appointment
  Apopka Fire Department

  June 15th, 2016
[Press Release]

Chaplain Vandegriff - Leadership Award 2016
Ragan Vandegriff
CFFCA Fire Chaplain

2016 Award Recipient
Fire Chief Craig E. Haun
Leadership Award

March 10th, 2016

Truss Marking Follow-Up Report

Light-Weight Truss Roundtable
February 25, 2010

IRC Residential Sprinkler
Discussion Guide

IRC Residential Sprinkler PowerPoint Presentation

CFFCA Meeting

Click on FDNY343 as a LINK to the local located in the Villages,FL.

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9-11 Never Forget - Red Sky
Red Sky
We shall never forget...

Safe Haven Logo

[ Click on LOGO to visit Safe Haven web site ]

CFFCA is a supporting partner of  Safe Haven for Newborns. Public awareness signs with the above LOGO have been installed on all participating fire station facilities throughout the Central Florida area of Orange, Seminole, Osceola, and Lake Counties.