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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

Mar 9th, 2017


CFFCA Installation of New Officers

Presentation of CFFCA Fire Chief Craig Haun Leadership Award
FFCA East Central Regional Meeting
Meeting Room


Altamonte Springs


New Pumper - WPFD

(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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  • 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

2017 CFFCA Retiree Group Photo
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CFFCA Retiree Group Photo 2017
The above photo proudly represents over 360 years of career service


February 9th, 2017

PRESIDENT - Chief Jim White
DISTRICT 1 [ORANGE] - Chief Kim Neisler
DISTRICT 3 [OSCEOLA] - Chief Bill Sturgeon

Installation Ceremony 03/09/17

Powerpoint Slide Show

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Slideshow proudly represents the CFFCA, its members, and the many activities of the association over the 2016 calendar year.

NOTE: Open in CHROME for best results. If opened in Explorer: when the Slide Show Window opens and the full screen auto-slide feature does not open and start, you will need to select the Slideshow ICON next to the Zoom feature to get the full screen auto-play effect.

Slide show duration 16 minutes... Enjoy!

At the January 12th general meeting, the Florida Forestry Service [Orlando District Manager Sean Gallagher] presented an update on the FFS and the wildfire weather forecast for 2017.
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FFS Presentation 2017
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FFS District Manager Sean Gallagher and CFFCA President White

Maitland FR display of their agency's new Aerial Truck courtesy of Chief Kim Neisler [01/12/17]

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MFR Aerial Truck Front View 2017
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MFR New Aerial 2017

The CFFCA held its Annual Corporation Appreciation and Christmas Luncheon on December 8th at the Hilton with over 60 in attendance. Each corporate partner was presented with a CFFCA coaster tile in recognition and appreciation for their support and friendship over 2016.

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Corporate Partner Group 2016
Christmas Room Set Up
Christmas Social Meeting Group 2016

See our Gallery Page Album for ALL photos

On November 10th, the CFFCA hosted an after-action presentation entitled: Lessons Learned from the Response to the Pulse Nightclub Incident. Presenters were Fire Chief Roderick Williams [Orlando FD] and Fire Chief Otto Drozd [Orange County FR]. Over 100 uniformed chief officers attended the very informative 90-minute presentation.

Special thanks are extended to Ten 8 Fire Equipment Co., Inc. for graciously sponsoring this event.

The morning class presentation was followed by the monthly general business meeting with 78 in attendance.

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Pulse-Chief Williams and Chief Drozd-2016
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Pulse Audience - Front
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Pulse Sponsor Ten 8
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Please visit our Gallery to see additional photos....

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Valencia College SPS-FRI Advertisement
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In Loving Memory and Honor
Memory & Honor - Matthew Negedly OFD
Matthew Negedly
Orlando Fire Department
District Chief
CFFCA Principal Member
Date of Death 11/29/16
OFD-District Chief Matthew Negedly-2016


CONGRATS are in Order

Director Reynolds 2017
Jim Reynolds
Director Appointment
Seminole County Fire Dept

September 28th, 2016
Press Release

Chief Oakes
Mark Oakes
Fire Chief Appointment
Seminole County Fire Dept

September 28th, 2016
Press Release

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.

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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.