CFT FIRE SCHOOL February 4-6

We added Mike Ciampo covering Truck Company Operations, to include Tower Ladder Operations. Heavy Forcible Entry utilizing four different door props. They will be set up in four different scenarios. This will be excellent regardless of experience.

Ray McCormack will lead the Engine Company Operations Track with different Hands On Scenarios. Pre connects to Hook Up & Go Up!! Standpipe Operations at the Hilton to include Elevator Operations in Tall Buildings.

Ray & Curt will talk Urban to Suburban Tactics and also be available for student interaction.

This is a 1st of it’s kind on Pensacola Beach. This has been called Leadership & Tactics in the past and we have added all levels to include HOT. The New Name is CFT Fire School.

$325 for FULL REGISTRATION & you can add a buddy for $175 to help split Hotel cost that is only $99 a night. FREE AIRPORT shuttles on Monday February 3 & Friday February 7.

CFT Followers Reminder

Command Officer Boot Camp 2020

There are over 150 Significant Others already registered and only 20 of these spots left. There are only 100 Fire Spots left and the cost will be $550 soon. This years COBC will be the biggest to date and have the largest number of speakers.

Pensacola Beach

ODP Attendee Update

Hello CFT ODP Attendees,
We’re just about two weeks away from the Third Annual Officer Development Program On Pensacola Beach. This year’s program will cover Chief Mike Terpak’s Book, Fireground Size-Up from cover to cover. There will be an opportunity for all attendees to get their book signed. 

All attendees will be able to check in on Sunday afternoon in the Oleander Room on the 1st Floor of the Hilton. This program requires 100% attendance to get the official certificate on Friday at 1700 Hours.

The agenda is 0800-1700 Monday through Friday with organized dinner socials each night. The Hilton Breakfast Buffet will open each morning at 0600 for $9 and this includes to order omelets. The Hilton is also providing lunch specials each day that will guarantee a great lunch in a reasonable amount of time. 

We will provide shuttles on Sunday until 2100 hours and Saturday morninguntil 1100. Please email your arrival time into the Pensacola Airport and the number of people in your party. We will coordinate your ride back to the airport Saturday while you are here that week.

This is a business casual as a minimum for dress code and we encourage you to wear your Class A “no cap” or Class B with tie on Monday to open up this five day program. If your organization doesn’t allow the wearing of your Class A, then a tie and coat would be nice. A collared shirt is Minimum we request. No! We will not kick you out for not complying.

Please make sure your room is reserved at the Pensacola Beach Hilton. There are still rooms at $99 a night Available. The code COF.Please ask for Misty in Banquets for the $99 price if you have any issues with the code.

We also have a few 3 bedroom condo suites with full kitchen available for $299 a night that sleep 4 very comfortably. We encourage all attendees to stay at the Hilton. You will have time to go back to your room for breaks and lunch. Most that do not stay at the Hilton regret it. Please contact Curt for the 3 bedroom suites at (850)393-0581 or

Looking forward to seeing you in a little over 2 weeks!

Any Questions can be directed to
Curt Isakson at
(850) 393-0581


Still $475 until Christmas Day. 40 Hour Officer Development Program. All Registered Attendees get the 2nd Edition Fireground Size-Up Book. Rooms Still only $99 at the Hilton for a Double Queen Room or $159 for a suite that sleeps up to 5 “2 queen beds, set of adult size bunkbeds that real comfortable & a separate room with pullout couch. Hilton Code COF or Call Misty Pacheco at 850 343-6795 to reserve room. More info

Chief Mike Terpak will cover his book that all attendees will receive on Monday morning of the program.

CFT Officer Development Program “January 13-17”

Chief Curt Isakson will teach Tuesday & Thursday
Chief Isakson will cover Tactical Command and the importance of strong Tactics.

CFT Officer Development Program “January 13-17”

County Fire Tactics 40 Hour Officer Development Program

January 13-17, 2020 on Pensacola Beach at the Hilton Convention Center. Great Program for Chief Officers, Company Officers, and Firefighters looking to promote. We do have some multi-room condo suite available for departments wanting to send a group of Officers. Please email for group rates, more information, and the availability of reserving a large condo suite for the week.

You can also contact Curt Isakson by phone (850) 393-0581

Last Chance for the $475 that includes the 2nd Edition of Fireground Size-Up by Chief Terpak. Price going to $550. This One of a kind forty hour Strategy & Tactics Program will assist anyone in their next promational exam; regardless of rank. This is a program designed to assist all ranks in the understanding of Building Construction, types of Occupancy, and the strategy & tactics to use. This program will cover Chief Terpaks book cover to cover.  All attendees are required to dress business casual with a minimum of a collared shirt. Class will start daily at 0800 and finish until 1700 each day. There will be nightly dinner socials to make the most out of the full week program. This is not your typical training conference or seminar. It is a True Proffessional Developmental Program that requires a significant commitment. Offical CFT ODP Certificates will be issued of Friday at the completion of the program. Florida Firefighters will receive 40 Hours of Credit/CEUs. Hotel rooms start at $80 and will be $99 at the Pensacola Beach Hilton Convention Center where the program is held in the Grand ballroom. Parking is free at the hotel and free shuttles provided to & from the Pensacola Airport. This program is locked at 250 attendees and is pretty close to being SOLD OUT! Don’t Wait. Books will be issued first thing Monday morning.

Links below with more info and to register.

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