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EOC-Fire Admin


Administration is responsible for the leadership of the Department, budgeting, quality assurance, and creating policies and procedures.

Greg Markley

Fire Quality Assurance Specialist

Please contact for media inquiries or to schedule a program.

(239) 242-3303

Andrea Schuch

Public Affairs Specialist

Linda Kurzmann

Senior Administrative Specialist

(239) 242-3604

Ryan W. Lamb, Fire Chief

Ryan Lamb followed the career path of many of his family members into the fire service. He began as a volunteer firefighter with the City of Punta Gorda and was hired by the Cape Coral Fire Department in 2005. In May 2018, he was promoted to Fire Chief by the City Manager. He also has served in the positions of Firefighter, Engineer/Driver, Paramedic Field Training Officer, Acting Lieutenant, Battalion Chief, and Division Chief. Chief Lamb holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Safety Administration from St. Petersburg College and a master’s degree in Administration from Barry University. In 2017, Chief Lamb received the Chief Fire Officer (CFO) designation by the Center for Public Safety Excellence. He completed the National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer (EFO) Program in 2019.


In 2019, Chief Lamb was selected as Fire Chief of the Year by the Florida Fire Chief’s Association.​​


The Fire Chief answers to the City Manager and provides overall direction for the Fire Department and serves as Emergency Management Director. Fire Chief Lamb's focus is on safety, service, and professionalism.