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CCFD chief named 2019 Fire Chief of the Year

By Staff | Jul 18, 2019

Cape Coral Fire Chief Ryan W. Lamb has been selected as the 2019 Florida Fire Chief of the Year.

The honor is presented by the Florida Fire Chiefs’ Association to recognize a “truly outstanding Fire Chief whose acts and deeds in their profession, home, community, and country serve as an example and challenge for all other Chief Fire Executives throughout Florida.”

Lamb was selected for the award “for his leadership in the face of adverse situations, for his accomplishments in just one year in the position, for his commitment to his own growth through education, and for his progressive approach to advancing the fire service.”

Lamb began his employment with the Cape Coral Fire Department in 2005 and was promoted to Fire Chief by the Cape Coral City Manager in May of 2018.

The Florida Fire Chief’s Association represents more than 2,200 members and is Florida’s professional association that specializes in promoting and supporting excellence in fire and emergency services management.