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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.


NEXT General Business Meeting

Nov 12th, 2015


Osceola County Fire Rescue E-57

  Robert Sorenson
Fire Chief
Osceola County FR

Meeting Room


Altamonte Springs



(Meeting Location)

Hilton Orlando Altamonte

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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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Current News and
Special Announcements

Valencia College's new School of Public Safety is now open. Offering degrees, certificates, specialized training and continuing education programs for current and future public safety professionals in law enforcement, corrections, fire rescue and security services.

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VC-School of Public Safety-Announcement
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Showcase 2015 Audience
2015 CFFCA 3rd Alarm Partner Showcase

The CFFCA held its Annual 3rd Alarm Partner Showcase at the Hilton on October 8th, 2015 with 10 partners showcasing their products and services with inside static displays and outside apparatus displays. Over 55 were in attendance for this informative and hands-on annual event..

For PHOTOS of the 2015 Showcase, please go to our GALLERY PAGE and click on the Showcase Album for your viewing pleasure.

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OCSO Speaker - Human Trafficking
The September 10th CFFCA meeting program was an informative presentation by OCSO Detective Marc Petruccelli [photo above] on Human Trafficking. 

A special CFFCA contribution in the amount of $1,500 was presented to Julius Halas, Director SFMO towards the Florida Fallen FF Memorial Walk of Honor at the State Capitol in Tallahassee. Pictured with Director Halas below are the CFFCA Board of Directors with the ceremonial check.

Check Presentation - FL Fallen FF Walk of Honor
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The CFFCA Distinguished Service Award was presented to Kristie Toruno by President Jim White [pictured below] in recognition of her longstanding accomplishments and stellar stewardship of the Fire ILO program at the Central FL Intelligence Exchange - CFIX. CONGRATS are in ORDER!
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Kristie Toruno DSA 2015

On Thursday, June 25th, 2015 the CFFCA held a professional development seminar entitled "In Honor of the Charleston 9: A Study of Change Following Tragedy" presented by Dr. David Griffin, Training Captain - Charleston FD [SC]. The all-day seminar was held at Valencia College's School of Public Safety  - Fire Rescue Institute in the auditorium. None-six (96) fire rescue personnel were in attendance comprised of chief officers, company officers, fire chaplains, safety officers, instructors, firefighters and inspectors from 21 agencies spanning Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Lake, Brevard, and Volusia counties. Many thanks are extended to our participating partners who helped keep our tuition costs very low and affordable: VC-SPS-FRI, Ten 8, and MSA.

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Dr. David Griffin - Charleston 9 Seminar 2015

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CFFCA President White and Dr. Griffin C9 Seminar 2015
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Safe Haven Logo

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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.


CONGRATS are in Order

Chief Jim White WPFR
Jim White, Fire Chief
  Winter Park Fire Rescue
  Commission on Professional Credentialing
Ronny Jack Coleman
Presented at IAFC-FRI Atlanta
August 27, 2015
[Press Release]

Chief Otto Drozd - OCFRD
Otto Drozd, Fire Chief
  Orange County Fire Rescue
Elected as FFCA
Second Vice President
July 2015

CONGRATS to Clermont FD and Chief Carle Bishop
PSA on Waterway Safety!
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Truss Marking Follow-Up Report

Light-Weight Truss Roundtable
February 25, 2010

IRC Residential Sprinkler
Discussion Guide

IRC Residential Sprinkler PowerPoint Presentation

CFFCA Meeting

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