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

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August 23-24, 2014
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December 6-7, 2014
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February 7-8, 2015
Sudlersville VFD

April 18-19, 2015
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May 22, 2015
Touch of Italy (in Ocean City) offers 10% discount to first responders
May 21, 2015
“Spinal Precautions: What EMS and Emergency Departments need to know about the new protocols”
May 21, 2015
Have You Registered for the MSFA Inaugural Fire-Rescue Competition
May 21, 2015
The 2015 Convention Final Schedule has been released - Updated May 21, 2015
May 21, 2015
BUCKLE UP Maryland - Changing Habits to Save Lives
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May 23, 2015
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Odenton Volunteer Fire Company
May 24, 2015
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Odenton Volunteer Fire Company
May 25, 2015
Carnival
Odenton Volunteer Fire Company
May 27, 2015
Garrett County Volunteer Firemen's Assn
TBA
May 27, 2015
Harford County Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Assn
Aberdeen
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(Final Update - May 21, 2015)

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BUCKLE UP Maryland - Changing Habits to Save Lives

MSFA President David Keller and MIEMSS Executive Director Kevin Seaman, May 21

TO: Maryland EMS, Fire, and Rescue Providers
FROM: Kevin G. Seaman, MD, FACEP, Executive Director, MIEMSS
David Keller, III, President, MSFA
DATE: May 18, 2015
RE: BUCKLE UP Maryland - Changing Habits to Save Lives

The "Click It or Ticket Campaign for 2015" has two targets for this May's campaign.

First is Changing Habits to Save Lives and we are asking all public safety professionals to set the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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MSFA Is Accepting Sealed Bids for it's 2011 FORD CROWN VICTORIA POLICE PACKAGE SEDAN

MSFA Committee Chair Stephen Cox, May 18

PLEASE NOTE THAT Earlier Advertisements Incorrectly had this Vehicle listed as a 2012... The vehicle is a 2011 Model

BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL: SUNDAY, JUNE, 20th, at 0900 hours at the Convention Center in Ocean City.

A 2011 Ford Crown Victoria, with the Police Package will be sold on June 20th at the Maryland State Firemen's Convention, in Ocean City, Md. The car will be available for delivery ... (Full Story & Photos)

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MSFA and FIREHOUSE Magazine present: Inaugural Fire-Rescue Competition

MSFA Committee Chair Barry Johnson, May 04

SAVING OUR OWN
DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?

Inaugural Fire-Rescue Competition
June 22-23, 2015
Ocean City, Maryland

NO GUTS, NO GLORY

This fire-rescue competition will consist of five person teams competing in 10 timed events run in succession to simulate a common fireground scenario. This year's event will simulate a firefighter mayday involving a downed firefighter, which will require each team ... (Full Story & Photos)

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University of Maryland’s Emergency Services Training Program Commemorates 85 Years of Education and Training

MFRI Executive Director Steve Edwards, April 02

In 2015, the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute of the University of Maryland marks 85 years of providing fire, rescue and emergency medical training and education regionally, nationally, and internationally.

Founded in 1930 and known as the Fire College, the state’s fire service training program was a part of the University of Maryland’s College of Engineering and offered “short courses” until ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Pictured L-R: Wylie Donaldson MSFA Liaison to the Maryland Military Department, MSFA Treasurer Ronald Siarnicki, MSFA President David Keller, Major General Linda Singh, MSFA First Vice President Johnie Roth, and MSFA Second Vice President Mike Davis.
Pictured L-R: Wylie Donaldson MSFA Liaison to the Maryland Military Department, MSFA Treasurer Ronald Siarnicki, MSFA President David Keller, Major General Linda Singh, MSFA First Vice President Johnie Roth, and MSFA Second Vice President Mike Davis.

MSFA Leadership has meeting with Major General Singh

MSFA First Vice President Johnie Roth, March 27

The Maryland State Firemen's Association leadership had it's first official meeting with Major General Linda Singh on March 24, 2015 in her office in Baltimore, Maryland. Major General Singh recently replaced retired Major General James A. Adkins on January 21, 2015 as the 29th Adjutant General of Maryland.... (Full Story & Photos)

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MSFA announces several recruitment and retention incentive programs

MSFA Past President David Lewis, March 14

Over the past week, the MSFA has announced several incentive opportunities that are funded from the SAFER Recruitment and Retention grant program. These incentives include:

Conference Sponsorship Opportunities - The MSFA has committed to sponsoring six personnel to FDIC in Indianapolis from April 22-25, Fire Rescue International in Atlanta from August 26-29, and IAFC/VCOS Symposium in the Sun in ... (Full Story & Photos)

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The Miller family is now staying at a local motel after Wednesday’s fire at their Third Street residence in Cumberland. Left to right are Brandon, Kayden, Jeanne, Gene, Emily and Joey.
The Miller family is now staying at a local motel after Wednesday’s fire at their Third Street residence in Cumberland. Left to right are Brandon, Kayden, Jeanne, Gene, Emily and Joey.

Miller family recovering after fire — thanks to fire escape plan

Cumberland Times-News Reporter Jeffrey Alderton, February 22

CUMBERLAND — Eugene and Jeanne Miller and their four children have now started putting their lives back together. A well-planned, fire safety exit plan helped make that possible.

It was 7 p.m., Wednesday when an apparently accidental fire ripped through the South End residence of Eugene and Jeanne Miller and their children — Joey and Brandon, 17 and 16 who are students at Fort Hill High School; Emily, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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MSFA is seeking qualified individuals to manage SAFER grant

MSFA Past President David Lewis, February 17

The Maryland State Firemen’s Association (MSFA) was awarded a grant through the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program to enhance recruitment and retention of volunteer fire/EMS personnel across the state. The goals of the program include developing an awareness program to demonstrate the value and need for volunteer providers, provide tools and recruitment capabilities ... (Full Story)


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