Maryland State Firemen's Association

Future Convention Dates
June 16-22, 2018
June 15-20, 2019
June 20-25, 2020
June 19-24, 2021

Executive Committee Meetings

August 26, 2017
Reese and Community Volunteer Fire Company

December 2, 2017
Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department

February 24, 2018
Singerly Fire Company

April 14, 2018
Midland Volunteer Fire Deparment #1

June 17, 2018
Ocean City

June 22, 2018
Ocean City


Announcements
January 11, 2018
Ambulance for Sale - Hampstead VFC
January 11, 2018
Eastern Division IAFC Annual Conference Information
January 8, 2018
MFCA National Fire Service Staff & Command Course Scholarship Application
December 29, 2017
Beyond Hoses & Helmets
December 26, 2017
Assistance to Firefighters Grant program has opened - Are you ready?
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Online Calendar
Next Seven Days
January 16, 2018
Wicomico County Volunteer Firefighter's Assn.
Salisbury Station 1
January 17, 2018
Howard Co VFA Meeting
Elkridge Vol Fire Department
January 17, 2018
Kent-Queen Anne's Volunteer Fire, Ems and Rescue Assn
Chestertown
January 18, 2018
Cantina Mamma Lucia Lunch and Dinner
Cantina Mamma Lucia, Hanover, MD
January 18, 2018
Frederick County Fire & Rescue Assoc Meeting
Walkersville Rescue
January 18, 2018
Baltimore County Volunteer Firemen's Assn
Liberty Road VFC
January 18, 2018
Montgomery County Volunteer Fire/Rescue Assn
TBA
January 18, 2018
St. Mary's County Fire Board Assn
Public Safety Bldg. Leonardtown
January 18, 2018
Washington County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Assn.
TBA
January 21, 2018
Big Country Breakfast Buffet at Mount Airy VFC
1008 Twin Arch Rd., Mt. Airy, Md. 21771
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The Mission of the Maryland State Firemen's Association is to Serve, Promote, Advocate and Represent the Interest of the Volunteer Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Medical Services of Maryland  

Interested in learning more about Volunteer Fire, EMS, and Rescue Companies?
Looking for a Volunteer Home?
For additional information about volunteering for a fire/rescue/ems department in the
State of Maryland you can visit our recruitment website:

www.mdvolunteer.org

CELEBRATING 22 YEARS OF THE “COOLEST” MARYLAND TRADITION JANUARY 25TH-27TH, 2018

The MSFA has been a long time Supporter of the Maryland Special Olympics and the MSP Polar Bear Plunge! this year we are hoping for the largest team ever, and hope to raise a record amount to support the Plunge and the Special Olympians!

Please Join Diane Gunderson, and Sarah Paul as they lead the MSFA Plunging Team! If you aren't able to make the plunge, we would really appreciate your support for the the Team by donating on our team page! See the Link below to Help us meet our goals this year!

Other Events at the Plunge this year Include:

Join us in the Rams Head Ice Lodge for live music and drinks as you prepare for the chilly dip! This heated tent it the perfect place to warm-up, celebrate, and enjoy Maryland's largest winter festival!

FRIDAY JANUARY 26TH
Loose Ties - 11 AM - 2 PM
Hot Tub Limo - 2 PM - 5 PM

SATURDAY JANUARY 27TH
Foreplay - 10 AM - 12 PM
Here’s to the Night - 12 PM - 2:30 PM
Vinyl Rhino - 2:30 PM - 5 PM

The  US  Dept of  Homeland Security

2017

Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program

Free

Firefighters Grant Workshops

For More Information Call

The MFRI Field Programs Section At 301-226-9920

Pre-Registration
Not Required

Assistance To Firefighters Grant Program

Free Workshops

presented by

The Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute University of Maryland

In Partnership With 

Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin, The entire Maryland Congressional Delegation,
and

The Maryland State Firemen’s Association

This free series of regional Firefighters Grant Workshops is for all fire department and EMS personnel and will assist departments in preparing a successful Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program Application.

 

FIREFIGHTERS GRANT PROGRAM WORKSHOPS

All Workshops Conducted From 7 PM – 9 PM

January 23 Tuesday

North Central Regional Office (NCRO),
to be held at the Mt. Airy Volunteer Fire Company; Carnival Activities Bldg

January 24 Wednesday Northeast Regional Training Center (NERTC)
January 25 Thursday

Upper Eastern Shore Regional Training Center (UESRTC),  Centreville

January 29 Monday MFRI Headquarters, College Park
January 30 Tuesday Southern MD Regional Training Center (SMRTC), La Plata
January 31 Wednesday

Western Maryland Regional Training Center (WMRTC),  Cresaptown

February 1 Thursday

Lower Eastern Shore Regional Training Center (LESRTC),  Princess Anne

 

 

MSFA News Items!
Lots of News Items, scroll down to read them all!

 
Sprinklers Save lives Especially in Residential Buildings like your home!       
This is a must see video!  You won't believe the difference!
MSFA Side-by-side Sprinkler Demonstration Video
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MSFA Polar Bear Plunge 2018 Team, January 27

CELEBRATING 22 YEARS OF THE “COOLEST” MARYLAND TRADITION JANUARY 25TH-27TH, 2018

The MSFA has been a long time Supporter of the Maryland Special Olympics and the MSP Polar Bear Plunge! this year we are hoping for the largest team ever, and hope to raise a record amount to support the Plunge and the Special Olympians!

Please Join Diane Gunderson, and Sarah Paul as they lead the MSFA Plunging Team! ... (Full Story & Photos)

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DC Firefighters Burn Foundation Hockey Tournament at the Gardens Ice House in Laurel, MD on April 6th - April 8th

MSFA Committee Chair Richard Snader, January 13

Join in on the fun of playing or watching the DC Firefighters Burn Foundation Hockey Tournament at the Gardens Ice House in Laurel, MD on April 6th - April 8th. The Proceeds of the Tournament fundraiser supports the DC Firefighters Burn Foundation!

The main event begins on Saturday April 7th at 7pm. We are selling ads for this year's tournament program book, and are asking all interested to purchase ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Workshop schedule for Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program

MSFA Past President David Lewis, December 19

The application period for the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program is expected to open VERY soon. In cooperation with MFRI, the MSFA Grants Committee has scheduled a series of workshops to provide information on the grant program and to assist member departments in completing their applications. Member departments are encouraged to attend a workshop BEFORE they submit an application for this ... (Full Story)


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Bereavement Uniform Program (BUP) Says THANK YOU to Maryland and the MSFA

Chief Jimmy Seavey, August 26

Greetings to the Maryland Fire Service Community from all at Lighthouse Uniform Company, home of the Bereavement Uniform Program (BUP).

After almost five years, the BUP has come to the end of its beginning.  The program is up, running and available to all and the opportunity for every firefighter, paid or volunteer, active or retired, to answer their ‘last call’ in a Class A at no charge to the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Chief Ron Siarnicki, MSFA Treasurer and Director of the NFFF receives Dr. John A. Granito Award for Excellence in Fire Leadership and Management Research

MSFA Committee Chair Richard Snader, July 10

Congratulations to Chief Ron Siarnicki, Director of the NFFF, and Treasurer of the Maryland State Firemen's Association. Ron was selected to receive the Dr. John A. Granito Award for Excellence in Fire Leadership and Management Research. Ron is shown above receiving the Award from Retired MFRI Director John Hogland and NFFF Chairman Denny Compton at the 2017 Summer IFSTA Conference in Tulsa Oklahoma ... (Full Story & Photos)

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ATF Warns Emergency Response Personnel about Flame Jetting Phenomenon

ATF, March 06

The ATF crew wanted to share this information and below video segments for distribution on The Secret List. They have been trying to get the word out to firefighters, fire investigators and code officials. It's a not-so-well known flame jetting phenomenon that they came upon while evaluating a suspects statement. Since they've begun to get the word out, it turns out that there have been numerous ... (Full Story)


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MSFA Committee Member Barry Johnson, June 23

NASCAR driver Joey Logano speaks directly to firefighters about the importance of always using seatbelts in a public service announcement by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) that debuted at the Maryland State Firemen's Association in Ocean City, Maryland on June 20. The video was shot in May at the headquarters of Joe Gibbs Racing in Huntersville, North Carolina. Logano, who drives ... (Full Story & Photos)

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MARYLAND STATE POLICE AVIATION COMMAND AND ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT H.E.A.T. TEAM PERFORM AERIAL EVACUATION FROM MOTOR VESSEL SEA BRAVE

Major Mark Gibbons, MSP Aviation Commander, June 13

(Chesapeake Bay) On Sunday morning June 12th, Maryland State Police Aviation Command (MSPAC) received a request from the United States Coast Guard Section Baltimore to assist with the aerial evacuation of a male suffering from a medical emergency on board the motor vessel "Sea Brave". The vessel was anchored 2 miles south of the Bay Bridge in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay.

Due to the technical ... (Full Story & Photos)

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You're striving to be the best first responder you can be. We're here for you every step of the way. The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is the only organization created solely to support volunteer firefighters, EMTs, and rescue personnel through a wide range of programs and benefits.

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The Maryland State Firemen's Association Is Proud To Announce A Partnership With California Casualty Auto & Home Insurance Company.
MSFA chose California Casualty because of it's unique coverages, long term financial stability, exceptional customer service and solid reputation.  California Casualty insurance products are only available to nurses, educators, firefighters and law enforcement - and not to the general public.  For more information click here or click below

The Maryland State Firemen's Association Is Proud To Announce A Partnership With BlueHarbor Auto Loans. 

BlueHarbor works with a network of local credit unions and national lenders to find you the most competitive auto loan rates in the nation.  Their loan consultants provide concierge service to work with you every step of the way.   

MSFA chose BlueHarbor because of their unique program, exceptional customer service and solid reputation.  BlueHarbor is a wholly owned subsidiary of BlueYield Inc. BlueYield is proud to be the leading provider of automotive financial services to prestigious companies such as Hertz, BankRate, LendingTree and many others.

For more information click here or click below or call (888) 389-9062

Our website also provides an array of significantly discounted non-insurance products including a free pharmacy card, discount vision, dental, etc. See the ?Discount Benefits? button to access these fine products.

For Additional Discounts on other Products and Services offered to members of the MSFA Click here!

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