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New Contact Information for P.P. Oscar Baker
Passing of Past Executive Comm. Member James T. Ferguson, Jr.
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Maryland Energy Administration offers grant program for Fire Station generators
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Berlin Fire Company’s ALL-U-CAN-EAT Breakfast Buffet
Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad - 2015 Lottery Book Fundraiser
FROG: Fire Rescue Organizational Guidance for Volunteer Leaders
Updated MFSA App - our App is now 24/7/365
Cumberland Valley VFA will host Honor Guard Academy at 2015 Convention
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Happy Thanksgiving

Officers of MSFA, November 27

The Officers and Members of the Maryland State Firemen's Association wish all Public Safety Workers - especially those of you manning the stations, call centers, and squad cars today - a safe & happy Thanksgiving. Stay safe and remember - Everyone Goes Home.... (Full Story & Photos)

Kevin G. Seaman, MD, FACEP, appointed head of Maryland’s Emergency Medical Services System

MIEMSS PIO James Brown, October 21

Baltimore, MD (October 20, 2014) – Maryland’s State Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Board today announced the appointment of Dr. Kevin G. Seaman as Executive Director of the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) following nineteen years of service as medical director of the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services.

MIEMSS is the state agency responsible ... (Full Story & Photos)

Memo from the State Medical Director – Emerging Infectious Diseases

Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services System, October 16

Memo from Medical Director – Emerging Infectious Diseases Oct. 4, 2014

The State EMS Medical Director has released a memo to all providers on Emerging Infectious Diseases. We remind all providers to follow all standard universal precautions for every call. Please take the time to read the memo by clicking HERE - (Full Story & Photos)

Congratulations to Lt. Christine Flanagan Mid Atlantic Life Safety Educator of the year

Member of Member Company Bill Flanagan, September 28

Congratulations to Lt. Christine Flanagan of the Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department on being awarded the Mid Atlantic Fire Safety Educator of the year award at the Mid Atlantic Safety Conference held on September 23rd, 2014. Christine has shown a true dedication to public fire safety education in the state of Maryland and is a true asset not only her department, but the citizens of Maryland. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Updated MFSA App is now 24/7/365

MSFA Committee Member Barry Johnson, September 15

We are pleased to announce an update to the App that was released this Summer. Like Emergency Services in the State of Maryland - our App is now 24/7/365.

That's right, you can now get information, and make connections with other members, every hour of every day of the year using the MSFA App (available in both the Apple store and Google Play). Those of you who still have the App you downloaded this ... (Full Story & Photos)

MFRI and MSFA team up for 2014 AFG Workshops

MSFA Past President David Lewis, September 09

Don't miss your opportunity to attend one of the workshops to discuss the application process for the upcoming Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program. Each year, Maryland departments from across the state are awarded grants from this program to help support the purchase of tools, equipment, and apparatus.

Prior history of the program has demonstrated that those departments who attend a workshop ... (Full Story)

Introducing the New Volunteer Company Assistance Fund (VCAF) Web Pages

MSFA Committee Member Craig Harman, September 08

Is your company planning to buy a new Engine or Ambulance, or maybe build a new station, but you’re not sure how to make the finances work? Well a VCAF loan might be your answer. A VCAF loan, which is issued at a 1% interest, is probably your company’s most affordable way to purchase, replace, or improve its equipment and/or station.

Are you interested in finding out more about the VCAF program? ... (Full Story & Photos)

Unfortunate Passing of Prince Frederick VRS Life Member & Past Assistant Chief

Member of Member Company Ronald Estoque, September 06

It is with deep sadness and regret to announce the passing of Prince Frederick Volunteer Rescue Squad Life Member and Past Assistant Chief Shirley "Momma" Menendez. She passed peacefully in her sleep yesterday morning, Wednesday September 3 at Calvert Memorial Hospital.

Funeral and Memorial Service Information:

The funeral will be held this Sunday, September 7th, with the viewing at 2:00 pm ... (Full Story & Photos)


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Take Advantage of these Benefits that you qualify for just by being a member of the MSFA

  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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