Maryland State Firemen's Association

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09/19/2014
Passing of Paul M. Underwood, Past Chief of Allentown Road VFD
09/18/2014
2014 Volunteer Fire Assistance Grants Announced
09/15/2014
FIRST ANNUAL DELAWARE VS. MARYLAND POLICE AND FIRE GOLF CHALLENGE
09/14/2014
FROG: Fire Rescue Organizational Guidance for Volunteer Leaders
09/11/2014
Updated MFSA App - our App is now 24/7/365
09/11/2014
Volunteer Recruitment & Retention Specialist Position
09/09/2014
Singerly Fire Company Golf Tournament 2014
09/09/2014
AFG Workshops Start This Week
09/09/2014
Basic Wildland Fire Training
09/08/2014
Training Opportunity "Leadership Under Fire"
09/08/2014
Training Opportunity "Leadership Under Fire"
09/08/2014
Dive Tanks for Sale
09/03/2014
SENATOR BARBARA MIKULSKI NAMED CFSI LEGISLATOR OF THE YEAR
09/03/2014
Federation of Fire Chplains Conference
08/22/2014
Radio King Orchestra at Wheaton Rescue Squad
08/18/2014
2015 MSFA-OSFM Intern Announcement
08/17/2014
Workshop Schedule for 2014 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program
08/15/2014
Peninsula Regional's 24th Annual Topics in Trauma Conference
08/14/2014
Office of the State Fire Marshal 50th Anniversary Dinner Banquet
08/08/2014
Mount Airy VFC Wing Feed
08/03/2014
Cumberland Valley VFA will host Honor Guard Academy at 2015 Convention
07/26/2014
Save the Dates - December 5th - 7th for FROG
07/25/2014
New Market Volunteers hold 30 Guns N 30 Days Fundraiser

Online Calendar
Next Seven Days
09/20/2014
Prince George's County Convention Parade
Bunker Hill Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association
09/20/2014
Baltimore County Volunteer Firemen's Assn
Bowleys Quarters Annual Meeting and Awards
09/21/2014
Eastern Shore Assn Meeting
Trappe VFC
09/24/2014
Garrett County Volunteer Firemen's Assn
TBA
09/24/2014
Harford County Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Assn
Whiteford
09/25/2014
Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Assn
Brunswick Fire
09/26/2014
24th Annual Trauma Conference: Topics in Trauma
Clarion Resort and Hotel Ocean City, MD


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Future Convention Dates

June 20-26, 2015
June 18-24, 2016
June 17-24, 2017

Scheduled Executive Committee Meetings

August 23-24, 2014
Williamsport Fire And EMS

December 6-7, 2014
Pocomoke City

February 7-8, 2015
Sudlersville VFD

April 18-19, 2015
Urbana VFC

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Round the Clock Seat Belt Enforcement – Seat Belts Save Lives
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By MSFA President John Denver
November 14, 2012

The "Click It or Ticket Campaign for 2012" continues to target a 24 hours-a-day, around-the-clock prevention education and enforcement message. This multi-agency approach has two goals—to save lives and to improve the safe driving practices of all Marylanders. We are requesting your department's help to get out the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) campaign "Click it Or Ticket - Day and Night."

As part of the Maryland "Choose Safety for Life Campaign" and the National "Culture of Safety" campaign, we are asking every EMS and Fire company to emphasize Occupant Protection from November 12 – 26, 2012, as holiday travel will see high traffic volumes. Many companies have Buckle Up banners from MIEMSS (pictured below) and we are asking that they be displayed for this two-week period or longer into the December holidays. For those that have electronic signs, please display the following message:

"Buckle Up Maryland – Day & Night. It is the Law"

Wearing a seatbelt is the single most effective way to save your life and the lives of your loved ones while on the road this Thanksgiving holiday. According to NHTSA, seat belts saved more than 12,500 lives nationwide in 2010 alone. Nighttime hours are the most dangerous. In 2010 nationally, 61 percent of the 10,647 passenger vehicle occupants who were killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes overnight were not wearing their seat belts at the time of the fatal crash, compared to 42 percent during the daytime hours. In addition, to ensure the safe driving practices of all our emergency services providers, we encourage you to distribute this message to everyone in your department in the continued effort to Buckle Up every ride, every time.

Forward information about the status of your department's pledge and any pictures from your outdoor signs to MIEMSS Media at jbrown@miemss.org

Thank you for joining this important public safety campaign. We wish you a safe and happy holiday season.

 

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