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The mission of the Maryland State Firemen’s Association is to serve, promote, advocate and represent the interests of the volunteer fire, rescue and emergency medical services of Maryland.

Maryland State Tax Incentive Rules and Blank Form

Maryland State Tax Incentive Package contains both a blank tax form and the rules – per Stuart W. Carter – Chairman, Incentive Programs Committee, Maryland State Firemen’s Association.

Passing of Past Chief Richard V. Grabenstein, Sr. 

The Maryland State Firemen’s Association and the District 16 Volunteer Fire Department regretfully announce the  passing of Past Chief Richard V. Grabenstein, Sr.  He was a dedicated member of the District 16 VFD where he responded to their emergencies, hauled many gallons of drinking water to area residents, called bingo every...

Calling all Retention and Recruitment Personnel! Limited class size. Register today for your regional RRO course.

2024 MSFA&LA Cancer Support Walk

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2024 Public Fire and Life Safety Educators Seminar Registration Open

Training Opportunity: Leadership Lessons from LODD Experience

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Annual MSFA Convention

In June, MSFA will host its annual convention in Ocean City, Maryland, featuring award and memorial ceremonies, exhibits, educational and social events. We hope you’ll be able to join us!

March 19-20 2022 – EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING – Community VFC of Bowley’s Quarters

June 19th-23rd, 2022 – 130th MSFA CONVENTION – Ocean City Convention Center

Eric Smothers

Eric Smothers

PRESIDENT

W. Newton “Skip” Carey Jr.

1st Vice President
Charles J. Simpson, Jr.

Charles J. Simpson, Jr.

2nd Vice President

Kate Loveless

Executive Director

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MarylandVolunteer.org

Interested in learning more about Maryland’s volunteer fire, EMS, and rescue companies? Visit MSFA’s MarylandVolunteer.org  recruitment portal.

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MSFA offers an online toolbox of resources, suggestions, and ideas on how you and your organization can improve its efforts in recruitment and retention.

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