Inside the July October 2023 Issue (pdf) COURSES & PROGRAMS STATE HOUSE UPDATES NFA NEWS TRAINING PROPS & EQUIPMENT UPCOMING EVENTS CERTIFICATION ALERTS INSTRUCTOR SPOTLIGHT NEW HIRE Letter from the Director Good Day Maine State Fire Professionals: I hope you all have had a wonderful summer. It was strange weather-wise, but the good news is… Read more »
Excellent news story about the Penobscot Firefighter Academy. We are proud of all your hard work and efforts by the Penobscot County Fire Chief’s Association and partner fire departments. The training equipment and trailers managed by MFSI and made possible through grant funding can be see maintained and managed by our Maine State Fire Instructors… Read more »
The Black Maze SCBA Confidence trailer is out of service for an indeterminant amount of time for much needed repairs. We understand this is a heavily requested prop and will work to get it back in service as soon as possible. Thank you for your understanding.
The issue has been resolved. Thank you for your patience. Please see link under Upcoming Events.
A successful pilot program for Advanced Pumps ran in Bar Harbor this past weekend. We look forward to delivering the program around the state in the future as resources allow. Thank you to Chief Matt Bartlett and the professionals of the Bar Harbor Fire Department.
We hope you will take a few moments to read our latest County Meeting Report to see some of the things that have been happening at MFSI. Any feedback you may have on our report is welcome. As always, we are available to answer any questions or provide clarification as needed. Click here for the… Read more »
Long time State Fire Instructor Stephen Bunker has taken on the task of preventing cancer in firefighters across Maine. A noble calling to be sure. The ugly truth is firefighters are significantly more susceptible to certain cancer based on the exposures they face during fire suppression and other activities. Stephen plans to visit firefighter programs… Read more »
We were happy to partner with The City of Augusta Fire Rescue to present this Fire Department Safety Officers Association intensive 2-day workshop. There were 27 participants from across Maine representing some of the largest fire departments in our state. We thank you all for an excellent two days in Central Maine! We are planning… Read more »
MFSI is proud to announce the Deputy Chief Marc Bellefeuille State Fire Instructor of the year award was presented at the MFCA Annual Conference to: Senior State Fire Instructor Darren Woods. Instructor Woods has demonstrated an ongoing commitment to serving Maine’s fire service by teaching and encouraging others to improve themselves and/or their organization in… Read more »
MFSI is happy to announce that seven regional FF I & II programs were awarded assistance with funds provided by the new State Firefighter Training Grant. The commission met in January and approved the following requests. Four programs are underway and the others will be starting up late summer early fall. Washington County – Textbooks,… Read more »