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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 CFFCA General Business Meeting

Nov 10th, 2016


PULSE Nightclub
After-Action BRIEF
[90-minute BRIEF held at 10am prior to Lunch Meeting and Restricted to
Uniformed Personnel Only with Pre-Registration Required]

Fire Chiefs
Roderick Williams OFD
Otto Drozd , III OCFR

Meeting Rooms

AAR Brief
Crystal Salon E
Lunch Meeting
Crystal Salon ABC

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


U.S. Flag with CFFCA Logo
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Current News and
Special Announcements

On October 13th, the CFFCA held its Annual Third Alarm Partner showcase with 13 of 14 partners participating. Over 74 members attended the showcase at the Hilton to browse the many exhibits and inside/outside displays.

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Showcase 2016
Refer to our Gallery Page to view all Showcase photos

On September 8th the CFFCA in conjunction with the Hilton Orlando/Altamonte Springs held a "Fifteen Years of Remembrance" Ceremony to re-dedicate the 9-11 Memorial Display located in the the Hilton lobby.

Over 50 people attended the ceremony  with speakers consisting of Hilton Management, CFFCA President Jim White, Retired Fire Chief Paul Algeri [retired FDNY representing 3-4-3 Organization and the FDNY Retirees FL Division], and CFFCA Chaplain Ragan Vandegriff.

Special thanks are extended to Seminole County Fire Rescue Honor Guard Detail [Lieutenant Loudermilk and Ed Forrest] and Orlando FD bagpiper District Chief Walter Lewis for performing the ceremonial honors.

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9-11 Tile
Hilton Officials and CFFC President White
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9-11 Ceremony 2016
Chief Paul Algeri - Retired FDNY
SCFRD Honor Guard
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Bagpiper 9-11 Ceremony
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CFFCA Board of Directors

At the August 11th CFFCA monthly meeting, the Lake County Fire Rescue Division presented an After-Action Report on a Residential Fire  with FF mayday situation. Presenters [photos below] were Fire Chief Jim Dickerson and Battalion Chief Danny Miller.

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[L to R] Chief Dickerson, BC Miller, and President White
Chief Dickerson LCFRBC Miller -  LCFR

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

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Valencia College SPS-FRI Advertisement
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CONGRATS are in Order

Chief Jim Walls - Kissimmee FD
Jim Walls
Fire Chief Appointment
  Kissimmee Fire Department

August 10th, 2016

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.

  [ Click on below logo for link to supplier ]
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.