Nick Gradia, Florida Professional Firefighter of the Year

Nick Gradia, Florida Professional Firefighter of the Year

Earlier this month, Lt. Nick Gradia, of Escambia County Fire Rescue was named Florida Professional Firefighter of the Year. This award is presented by the Florida State Fire Marshal’s Office. Below are two articles discussing this personal and professional achievement

Nick is also the President of Escambia County Professional Firefighters Local 4131. He continually shows commitment to the improvement of firefighters and the fire service. He is a HUGE supporter of TRAINING and staff development.

Lt. Gradia will attend an awards ceremony this fall where Governor Ron DeSantis and members of the Cabinet will present him with this outstanding award.

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AUGUST 23 - 25, 2022
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HIGH RISE OPERATIONS CONFERENCE 2022
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THE FIRE CONFERENCE 2023
JANUARY 30, - FEBRUARY 3, 2023
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COMMAND OFFICER BOOT CAMP 2023
MAY 16 - 18, 2023
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URBAN TO SUBURBAN FIRE CONFERENCE 2023
AUGUST 22 - 24, 2023
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DECEMBER 5 -7, 2023
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GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA
SEPTEMBER 15-16, 2022
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SYRACUSE, NEW YORK
SEPTEMBER 19-21, 2022
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COLUMBUS, OHIO
SEPTEMBER 26-30, 2022
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JANUARY 14, 2023
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Gator Fire Seminar, September 2022, Pricing Special, Gainesville Florida

Gators Fire Seminar, Gainesville Florida, County Fire Tactics, Curt Isakson 🐊🔥🚒

County Fire Tactics is hosting its first Gators Fire Seminar,  September 15-16, 2022, at the Hampton Inn & Suites in downtown Gainesville, Florida📍with a social event Thursday night at a nice nearby billiards bar.

This seminar will feature an opening Keynote on Mastering Our Craft, and many more of Chief Isakson’s top presentations.

During the seminar there will be a limited supply of County Fire Tactics merchandise available for purchase in addition to a raffle for CFT Conference Passes and a variety of CFT Swag.

REGISTRATION

  • REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
  • $125 for the first 20 seats.
  • $175 for the next 30 seats.
  • Only 50 seats will be sold.

SEMINAR HOTEL

Hampton Inn & Suites Gainesville-Downtown, has room rates starting at $114.00 a night. Discount code available for attendees after registering.

The code includes a 15% discount on rooms on Friday and Saturday night during the Florida Gators Football Game.

'22-'23 CONFERENCES

WATER ON THE FIRE CONFERENCE 2022
AUGUST 23 - 25, 2022
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HIGH RISE OPERATIONS CONFERENCE 2022
DECEMBER 6 - 8, 2022
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THE FIRE CONFERENCE 2023
JANUARY 30, - FEBRUARY 3, 2023
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COMMAND OFFICER BOOT CAMP 2023
MAY 16 - 18, 2023
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URBAN TO SUBURBAN FIRE CONFERENCE 2023
AUGUST 22 - 24, 2023
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BEYOND MINIMUM STANDARDS CONFERENCE 2023
DECEMBER 5 -7, 2023
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'22 SEMINARS NEAR YOU

CFT GATORS FIRE SEMINAR
GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA
SEPTEMBER 15-16, 2022
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HEAVY RESCUE CONFERENCE 2022
SYRACUSE, NEW YORK
SEPTEMBER 19-21, 2022
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FIREHOUSE EXPO 2022
COLUMBUS, OHIO
SEPTEMBER 26-30, 2022
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KZOO FOOLS WINTER SEMINAR 2023
KALAMAZOO, MI
JANUARY 14, 2023
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WOFC 2022 THANK YOU SPONSORS

County Fire Tactics is thankful and appreciative of the continued support from our sponsors. These sponsors allow CFT to keep the costs to attend our events lower and still deliver firefighters a world class education at our conferences.

Our sponsors contributions reach firefighters from across the United States to include Alaska and Hawaii, and from north of the border in Canada who have attended our conference series hosted at the Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Side Convention Center.

'22-'23 CONFERENCES

WATER ON THE FIRE CONFERENCE 2022
AUGUST 23 - 25, 2022
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HIGH RISE OPERATIONS CONFERENCE 2022
DECEMBER 6 - 8, 2022
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THE FIRE CONFERENCE 2023
JANUARY 30, - FEBRUARY 3, 2023
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COMMAND OFFICER BOOT CAMP 2023
MAY 16 - 18, 2023
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URBAN TO SUBURBAN FIRE CONFERENCE 2023
AUGUST 22 - 24, 2023
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BEYOND MINIMUM STANDARDS CONFERENCE 2023
DECEMBER 5 -7, 2023
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CFT GATORS FIRE SEMINAR
GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA
SEPTEMBER 15-16, 2022
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HEAVY RESCUE CONFERENCE 2022
SYRACUSE, NEW YORK
SEPTEMBER 19-21, 2022
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FIREHOUSE EXPO 2022
COLUMBUS, OHIO
SEPTEMBER 26-30, 2022
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KZOO FOOLS WINTER SEMINAR 2023
KALAMAZOO, MI
JANUARY 14, 2023
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CFT, Get Off The Fence, WOFC, Gator Fire Seminar, HROC, & The Fire Conference

DEALS, TIME TO Get Off The Fence, WOFC, Gator Fire Seminar, HROC, CFT100 & The Fire Conference

WOFC ’22, if you’re on the fence, it’s time to call and grab one of the last spots, we have 20 left. We changed the room a little to add more seats because more brothers and sisters wanted to attend.

Steve Buscemi, formerly of FDNY Engine 55, describes engine work in the simplest and most direct of terms.

HROC ’22, this is a big conference but it keeps selling. HROC is an experience, and offers you the opportunity to return home and try out things discussed from leaders in high rise jobs. Seats seats do remain available in all tracks.

Pricing goes up next week with the final price of $650.00.

JUST OVER 50 SEATS REMAINING !!!

CFT 100 CLUB MEMBERSHIP 2023

  • $1,000 FOR ALL FOUR CFT CONFERENCES IN 2023
  • 1ST SEATS FOR "THE FIRE CONFERENCE"
  • 60% COST SAVINGS, ON SALE NOW
  • ONLY 100 SPOTS WILL BE SOLD

JOIN THE CFT 100 CLUB HERE2023 SEASON PASSES AVAILABLE NOW

GATOR FIRE SEMINAR, SEPT ’22 GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA

REGISTRATION BONUS

ALL ATTENDEES WILL RECIEVE A $100 CREDIT VALID TOWARD ATTENDANCE AT ANY 2023 CFT CONFERENCE

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SEATS GOING ON SALE JULY 1ST

THE FIRE CONFERENCE 2023

JAN 30TH - FEB 3RD, 2023

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Gators Fire Seminar, Gainesville Florida, County Fire Tactics, Curt Isakson

Gators Fire Seminar, Gainesville Florida, County Fire Tactics, Curt Isakson 🐊🔥🚒

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN !!!

County Fire Tactics is hosting its first Gators Fire Seminar,  September 15-16, 2022, at the Hampton Inn & Suites in downtown Gainesville, Florida📍with a social event Thursday night at a nice nearby billiards bar.

This seminar will feature an opening Keynote on Mastering Our Craft, and many more of Chief Isakson’s top presentations.

During the seminar there will be a limited supply of County Fire Tactics merchandise available for purchase in addition to a raffle for CFT Conference Passes and a variety of CFT Swag.

Read more about the Gator Fire Seminar

CF Tactics Scholarship to FDTN’s Live Fire Training Camp Oct 24-26, 2022

CF TACTICS SCHOLARSHIP TO FDTN'S
Live-Fire Training Camp Oct 24-26, 2022
CFT Will Cover Tuition & Lodging

The Fire Department Training Network’s Live-Fire Training Camp features six blocks of live-fire training — each focusing on performing actual fireground skills under intense and realistic conditions. Students will rotate through each 4-hour training block during the 3 day camp.

Training Blocks Include:

  • Firefighter Survival
  • Forcible Entry
  • Residential Basement Operations
  • Searching without a Line
  • Hoarder Conditions
  • Firefighter Rescue & RIT

Students will perform multiple repetitions of each skill under simulated and live-fire conditions. Each training block is designed to develop, build, and enhance decision making and muscle memory skills needed to perform at a high level during actual fireground operations. FDTN’s Live-Fire Training Camp WILL get you into fireground shape—both mentally and physically!

Learn the Job by Doing the Job … It’s the FDTN Way!

Registration Fee: Members: $900.00 / Non-Members: $1050.00

Apply for CFT's FDTN Scholarship
Chief Isakson is offering a scholarship that includes tuition and lodging to a once in a lifetime opportunity to attend FDTN’s Live-Fire Training Camp.

Chief Isakson will be sponsoring at least two Firefighters, maybe more… to attend the ultimate National Fireground Training Academy.

To apply for this scholarship message Chief Isakson at CFT Fire Ops on Facebook, or directly via e-mail at cftactics@gmail.com.

Take a few moments to e-mail Chief Ike for moments that you will never forget.

The National Fireground Training Academy 2022 training calendar is posted below.

FDTN offers classes spanning all areas of the fireground operations for the engine, truck, heavy rescue, and the chief.

The Fire Department Training Network is a one of a kind state-of-the-art firefighting academy located on 50-acres of land near Indianapolis, Indiana.

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WOFC ’22 Last Chance, Ending at Midnight, Hotel Room Update

WOFC ’22 Last Chance, Ending at Midnight, Hotel Room Update

PRICING ALERT !!! WOFC ’22 ENTRY PRICE GOES UP AT MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

We just cannot extend it any longer. Get your spot before the seats at WOFC ’22 for $499.00 are gone.

Plus … Spouse passes, crazy last minute SALEOnly $199.00.

These prices will not last forever. REGISTER with the buttons below.

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WOFC ’22 is going out with style, super lineup of Presenters, Speakers, and HOT Instructors, view NOW

SECURE LAST SALE PRICED SEATS

BOOK YOUR HOTEL ASAP

HILTON ROOMS ARE SOLD OUT !!!

There are still rooms available, at CRAZY PRICING of only $159.00 at the Hampton Inn next door.

Hop on these rooms quickly, and contact the sales agents for the hotels directly, contact info is below.

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'22-'23 CONFERENCES

WATER ON THE FIRE CONFERENCE 2022
AUGUST 23 - 25, 2022
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HIGH RISE OPERATIONS CONFERENCE 2022
DECEMBER 6 - 8, 2022
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THE FIRE CONFERENCE 2023
JANUARY 30, - FEBRUARY 3, 2023
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COMMAND OFFICER BOOT CAMP 2023
MAY 16 - 18, 2023
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URBAN TO SUBURBAN FIRE CONFERENCE 2023
AUGUST 22 - 24, 2023
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BEYOND MINIMUM STANDARDS CONFERENCE 2023
DECEMBER 5 -7, 2023
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GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA
SEPTEMBER 15-16, 2022
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HEAVY RESCUE CONFERENCE 2022
SYRACUSE, NEW YORK
SEPTEMBER 19-21, 2022
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FIREHOUSE EXPO 2022
COLUMBUS, OHIO
SEPTEMBER 26-30, 2022
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KZOO FOOLS WINTER SEMINAR 2023
KALAMAZOO, MI
JANUARY 14, 2023
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WOFC’22, Almost gone! 20 Seats Only $499, Spouse Pass $150, Limited Time Only

WOFC’22, Almost gone! 20 Seats Only $499, Spouse Pass $150, Limited Time Only

SALES DISCOUNT ENDS 6/10/2022

FLASH SALE !!!  We have extended discounted pricing for only 20 more seats at WOFC ’22 for $499.00 

Plus … Spouse passes, crazy last minute SALEOnly $150.00.

These prices will not last forever. REGISTER with the buttons below.

WOFC ’22 COUNTDOWN CLOCK

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'22-'23 CONFERENCES

WATER ON THE FIRE CONFERENCE 2022
AUGUST 23 - 25, 2022
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HIGH RISE OPERATIONS CONFERENCE 2022
DECEMBER 6 - 8, 2022
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THE FIRE CONFERENCE 2023
JANUARY 30, - FEBRUARY 3, 2023
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COMMAND OFFICER BOOT CAMP 2023
MAY 16 - 18, 2023
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URBAN TO SUBURBAN FIRE CONFERENCE 2023
AUGUST 22 - 24, 2023
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BEYOND MINIMUM STANDARDS CONFERENCE 2023
DECEMBER 5 -7, 2023
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'22 SEMINARS NEAR YOU

CFT GATORS FIRE SEMINAR
GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA
SEPTEMBER 15-16, 2022
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HEAVY RESCUE CONFERENCE 2022
SYRACUSE, NEW YORK
SEPTEMBER 19-21, 2022
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FIREHOUSE EXPO 2022
COLUMBUS, OHIO
SEPTEMBER 26-30, 2022
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KZOO FOOLS WINTER SEMINAR 2023
KALAMAZOO, MI
JANUARY 14, 2023
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CFT Summer Giveaway from Ray !!! PLUS MORE CFT SAVINGS !!!

CFT Summer Giveaway from Ray !!!

PLUS MORE CFT SAVINGS !!!

CFT is excited to offer our loyal followers an EPIC giveaway from Lt. Ray McCormack, FDNY (Ret.). He gives so much to the fire service around the globe. During WOFC 2021 Ray gave the world access to the newly released FDNY Engine Co. Operations Manual.

This summer, he is opening the archives and releasing EVERY ISSUE OF URBAN FIREFIGHTER MAGAZINE. Scroll down to see all the issues.

SEE ALL THE ISSUES BELOW

CFT Water On The Fire Conference Update

CFT is getting closer to our final Water On The Fire Conference. We now only have about 50 seats remaining.

CFT 100 ’22 Season Pass Holders need to complete their registrations to allow us to deliver the best attendee experience.

WOFC

Discounted entry into the WOFC ’22 ends in only 24 hours. Click the link and attend this monumental event.

CFT 100 2023 Season Passes

CFT 100 CLUB MEMBERSHIP 2023

  • $1,000 FOR ALL FOUR CFT CONFERENCES IN 2023
  • 1ST SEATS FOR "THE FIRE CONFERENCE"
  • 60% COST SAVINGS, ON SALE NOW
  • ONLY 100 SPOTS WILL BE SOLD

JOIN THE CFT 100 CLUB HERE2023 SEASON PASSES AVAILABLE NOW

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URBAN FIREFIGHTER MAGAZINE ISSUE 3

URBAN FIREFIGHTER MAGAZINE ISSUE 4

URBAN FIREFIGHTER MAGAZINE ISSUE 5

URBAN FIREFIGHTER MAGAZINE ISSUE 6

URBAN FIREFIGHTER MAGAZINE ISSUE 7

'22-'23 CONFERENCES

WATER ON THE FIRE CONFERENCE 2022
AUGUST 23 - 25, 2022
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HIGH RISE OPERATIONS CONFERENCE 2022
DECEMBER 6 - 8, 2022
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THE FIRE CONFERENCE 2023
JANUARY 30, - FEBRUARY 3, 2023
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COMMAND OFFICER BOOT CAMP 2023
MAY 16 - 18, 2023
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URBAN TO SUBURBAN FIRE CONFERENCE 2023
AUGUST 22 - 24, 2023
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BEYOND MINIMUM STANDARDS CONFERENCE 2023
DECEMBER 5 -7, 2023
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'22 SEMINARS NEAR YOU

CFT GATORS FIRE SEMINAR
GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA
SEPTEMBER 15-16, 2022
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HEAVY RESCUE CONFERENCE 2022
SYRACUSE, NEW YORK
SEPTEMBER 19-21, 2022
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FIREHOUSE EXPO 2022
COLUMBUS, OHIO
SEPTEMBER 26-30, 2022
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KZOO FOOLS WINTER SEMINAR 2023
KALAMAZOO, MI
JANUARY 14, 2023
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Gainesville Florida, Gators Fire Seminar, Curt Isakson, County Fire Tactics

Gators Fire Seminar, Gainesville Florida, County Fire Tactics, Curt Isakson 🐊🔥🚒

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN !!!

County Fire Tactics is hosting its first Gators Fire Seminar,  September 15-16, 2022, at the Hampton Inn & Suites in downtown Gainesville, Florida📍with a social event Thursday night at a nice nearby billiards bar.

This seminar will feature an opening Keynote on Mastering Our Craft, and many more of Chief Isakson’s top presentations.

During the seminar there will be a limited supply of County Fire Tactics merchandise available for purchase in addition to a raffle for CFT Conference Passes and a variety of CFT Swag.

Read more about the Gator Fire Seminar