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To support those responsible for the provision of fire, emergency medical and rescue services in Broward County through the exchange of ideas, knowledge and experience. 


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Last updated on January 9th, 2023 at 07:58 pm


The Fire Chiefs Association of Broward County (FCABC) is an organization dedicated to further the professional advancement of fire, emergency medical and rescue service and serve as a unifying body for the fire chiefs of Broward County. Established in 1996, the association serves as the recognized Broward County Fire Chiefs’ association with the goals of seamless service provision, regional collaboration, professional development and advocacy for fire-rescue services. We proudly represent 31 individual municipalities with a combined population of 1.91 million people.

Executive Board
Chad Brocato
City of Pompano Beach
John McNamara
City of Sunrise
Steve Krivjanik
City of Oakland Park
Rodney Turpel
City of North Lauderdale
Michael McNally
City of Coral Springs-Parkland
Past Presidents
Julie Downey
Town of Davie
Frank Babinec
Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department
Thomas DiBernardo
Sunrise Fire Rescue
Anthony Stravino
BSO Fire Rescue
Mark Curran
Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department
Donald DiPetrillo
Seminole Tribe of Florida
Norman Rynning
Sunrise Fire Rescue
David Donzella
Lighthouse Point Fire Rescue
Dan Sullivan
Hallandale Beach Fire Rescue
Fire Chief Ed Curran
Ed Curran
Lauderhill Fire Rescue
Garry Westbrook
Margate Fire Rescue
Community Emergency Response Team
Community Emergency Response Team
The CERT Program Managers from Broward County meet monthly and report on training, activities, deployments, activations and planned events from the different Municipal and County CERT.
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Training & Education Subcommittee
Training & Education Subcommittee
The members of the Training & Education Subcommittee include representatives from the Training Divisions from each Fire Rescue agency in Broward County, as well as many local educational institutions.
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Safety and Health Subcommittee
Safety and Health Subcommittee
This sub-committee is responsible for all matters relating to Safety and Health issues facing first responders around the county.
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PIO – Subcommittee Chair
Serves as the Public Information Officer for the Fire Chiefs Association of Broward County.  Mike has been the PIO for the FCABC since 2018.
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EMS Subcommittee –  Chair
EMS Subcommittee – Chair
Responsible to discuss relevant EMS issues relating to Broward County, South Florida and the State.
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Emergency Management Subcommittee
Emergency Management Subcommittee
The purpose of this Sub Committee is to analyze emerging trends and issues in the field of emergency management, ensuring the Fire Chiefs Association of Broward County is amply prepared to protect our residents.
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Fire Prevention Subcommittee
The Fire Prevention Sub-Committee is comprised of all Fire Code Officials in Broward County which include all Fire Departments, the Broward County Board of Rules and Appeals, and the Broward County School Board.
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Mutual Aid and Communications Subcommittee
Mutual Aid and Communications Subcommittee
The primary focus of the Mutual Aid and Communications Subcommittee is to improve and enhance communications between the 19 fire departments in Broward County.
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HazMat/Special OPS Subcommittee
HazMat/Special OPS Subcommittee
The Special Operations subcommittee meets monthly with the representatives of the four teams within the county along with our Regional partners from Miami ...
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