The Connecticut State Firefighters Association, Inc. (CSFA)
Welcome to the Official Website for the Connecticut State Firefighters Association, or CSFA.
(First, please bookmark this website now for easy access to CSFA in the future.)
This is the place to learn everything about CFSA, our mission, our goals and our proud membership of brave Firefighters that spans the state of Connecticut.
We hope that some day soon Connecticut State Firefighters Association membership will include every fire company in the state, volunteer and career, because of the great benefits our members receive. We also hope that the public will learn more of our efforts to help educate communities and Connecticut’s Firefighters on issues related to safety from fire.
Who are the members of CSFA?
The Connecticut State Firefighters Association is a non-profit organization that has more than 26,000 members (22,000 Volunteer Firefighters, 4400 Career Firefighters) and we hope to soon be able to say that every Firefighter in our state is part of our organization.
Coming soon to this website will be a complete list of Fire Departments and Fire Companies that are members of CSFA.
Please make sure that your Fire Department or Fire Company is up-to-date with CSFA membership dues to ensure the best benefits coverage for yourself and family.
- Frank “Fritz” Hilbert (Mystic), President
- James O’Neil (Thomaston), First Vice-President
- Vaughan Dumas (Orange), Second Vice-President
- Gerald V. Schaffer (Mansfield Center) Secretary
- Charles M. Stankye, Jr. (Derby) Treasurer
What is CSFA?
The Connecticut State Firefighters Association (CSFA) is the focal organization for Connecticut’s Fire Service Members in matters relating to Federal and State legislative initiatives, Firefighter Death and Disability Benefit Claims and the exchange of pertinent information. CSFA coordinates with the various Fire Service organizations at the national, state and regional levels.
Why join CSFA?
Over the past five years, the Connecticut State Firefighters Association has paid out almost $1 million in benefits to members and their families. The officers of CFSA, its current members, their families, and many other “friends of the bravest” all know the many benefits of membership in our organization.
Online Membership Services
We hope this website will become your source for all your CFSA information needs. Both old and new members of the Connecticut State Firefighters Association should review this site regularly for updates regarding events and benefits that membership in our organization provides. There will soon be forms available for downloading, as well as current information for seminars, training, and fundraising.
For more information, please visit our “CFSA Member Resources” page and stay informed!
There are countless ways to support Firefighters across Connecticut, but one of the best ways to support your local firefighter is to make a donation to the Connecticut State Firefighters Association (CFSA). Thousands of supporters have kept us going for more than 125 years. Help us to be part of the future as well, visit our “Support CSFA” page.
Keep in Touch with CFSA
For contact information and email links to our officers and committees, please visit our “Contact CSFA” page.
Thanks for visiting!
CSFA Online 2012
The 2013 CSFA Annual Convention and Parade – Friday Sept. 20 through Saturday Sept. 22
CSFA welcomes all family and friends of the Fire Service to join the family fun at our annual Convention weekend and parade. This year we join the South Windsor Volunteer Fire Department as it celebrates 75 years of service to the surrounding communities. This year the festivities include a our annual parade, an Olde Time Firefighters Muster, a 5K challenge and other events from Friday September 20 through Sunday September 22.
CSFA 2013 Convention Weekend and South Windsor Volunteer Fire Department 75th Anniversary
Please come out and support The South Windsor Volunteer Fire Department and the Connecticut State Firefighters Association (CSFA)!
Hope to see you there!
CSFA Online 2013
The Connecticut State Firefighters Association would like to thank everyone who helped to make our CSFA Hall of Fame Dinner another event to remember. Hundreds attended the fabulous banquet we hosted at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville to contribute to our annual celebration.
We are presently collecting pictures of CSFA Firefighters with their families and friends who attended the CSFA Hall of Fame Dinner 2013. Please send your shots to email@example.com and we will soon share as many as we can with everyone here on our website. Thanks!
Asbestos and Firefighters
One of our online goals at CSFA is to share useful information with members of the Fire Service.
To get the latest health information for Firefighters about issues related to asbestos and mesothelioma, visit this link from Asbestos.com. The site provides links to asbestos news, as well as links to asbestos exposure, asbestos products and much more.
The site also has asbestos information specific to Connecticut and the other 49 states in the U.S.
Mesothelioma News and Information
Please share these links with anyone you know who needs it or wants to learn more about health issues related to asbestos and Firefighters.
CSFA Online 2013