Maryland State Firemen's Association

Future Convention Dates
June 17-23, 2017

Executive Committee Meetings

August 27-28, 2016
Arbutus VFD

October 15-16, 2016
St. Mary's City

February 25-26, 2017

April 22-23, 2017
Cecil County

June 18, 2017
Ocean City

June 22, 2017
Ocean City

April 29, 2017
Death Announcement Barry Johnson
April 29, 2017
Recruiting and Retention Networking Seminar
April 26, 2017
New Market District VFC Cos.15/25 Frederick County, MD hosts MSFA Spring Rural Water Supply Drill 2017
April 26, 2017
Carroll County Volunteer Firemen's Association Annual Convention
April 25, 2017
Cumberland Valley TIM's Training with MIEMSS Credit Available
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Online Calendar
Next Seven Days
May 1, 2017
Carroll County Volunteer Emergency Services Assn
Carroll County Training Center, Westminster
May 4, 2017
St. Mary's County Ambulance and Rescue Assn
Public Safety Bldg. Leonardtown
May 5, 2017
Calvert County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Assn
St. Leonard (Annual Awards Banquet)
May 5, 2017
Anne Arundel County Volunteer Firefighter's Assn
Lake Shore
May 7, 2017
MSFA Rural Water Supply Drill @ NMDVFC #15/25
New Market District VFC Co.15/25
May 7, 2017
Allegany and Garrett Counties Fire and Rescue Assn
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Commitment * Service * History

Celebrating 125 Years of Service to Maryland

From a humble begining in 1893 with twelve original member companies, the Maryland State Firemen's Association (MSFA) has grown to represent over 365 volunteer fire & rescue companies throughout Maryland. MSFA has a long and successful history of service to the State of Maryland, its citizens and its member companies.

For more information contact Past President Tom Mattingly at

You're Cordially Invited

During 2016-2017, the MSFA will celebrate its 125th anniversary year. We have planned four regional events as part of the year-long celebration and a final event during our annual convention in Ocean City in June 2017.

The Officers of the Maryland State Firemen's Association would like to invite all of its members to celebrate with us at these regional events. We are proud of out past, excited about our future and hope that you will plan to be a part of the celebration. 

125th Anniversary Regional Events around the State of Maryland

MSFA Executive Committee Meetings
The Executive Committee will meet for a half day on Saturday and a full day on Sunday during the following 125th Anniversary Events.

February 25-26, 2017
Cecil County
April 22-23, 2017
On Saturday evening, we invite you to Frederick, Maryland the site of MSFA's 100th anniversary, for a Firemen's Ball. This special social event will include heavy hors d'oeuvres, music and dancing.

The Water Witch Fire Company, in Cecil County, will host activities along the waterfront. The event will feature a parade, an antique fire muster, fireworks and other displays, along with plenty of great food.

Commerative Challenge Coins Are Available

The MSFA Has commissioned a set of 5 challenge coins as well as an anniversary logo to celebrate the history of the MSFA

Products Cost Each Purchase Here

Full Set of 5 Coins with Polished Wood Rack, and Engraved Plaque


Full Set of 5 Coins with Polished Wood Rack (no plaque)

Baltimore County Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department $12.50
Frederick County Frederick $12.50
Saint Mary's County Saint Mary's City VFD $12.50
Worcester County Ocean City Fire Company $12.50
Cecil County Water Witch Fire Company $12.50

*Coins will be available at each of the 2016-2017 Executive Committee meetings, and at the 2017 Convention in Ocean City.  Note that the cost does not include shipping.  When your order is placed, shipping will be automatically added to your order.  Estimated shipping is $9.00 for the complete set of (5 coins plus the coin rack.  Shipping for a single coin is estimated at $2.00.



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