Registration Open for Maine State Weekend at NFA

2024 Maine Florida NFA Weekend Flyer We are excited to announce the Maine-Florida weekend at the National Fire Academy for 2024. As a combined weekend we are able to offer a wide range of courses.  The courses at the National Fire Academy are not just for officers!  Anyone who responds to calls can benefit from… Read more »


The Bugle’s Echo (Jan/Feb) 2024

Happy New Year! May 2024 be a year of great forward progress and keep you safe from the hazards of the job. I hope you all enjoyed a safe and happy holiday season. As we welcome in 2024, we can be sure that it will be yet another full year of firefighter training all across… Read more »


An Alliance of State Agencies for Fire Training

On October 16, 2023, the Maine Fire Service Institute, Maine State Fire Marshal, Maine Forest Service and SafetyWorks! signed an agreement to collaborate on Fire Training opportunities and information sharing.  Safety Works!, Maine Fire Service Institute, Maine State Fire Marshal, and Maine Forest Service recognizes the value of establishing a collaborative relationship to foster safer and… Read more »


Maine Fire Chiefs Workshops

A program of the Maine Fire Chiefs Association and supported by Maine Fire Service Institute. The Maine Fire Chiefs Workshop was created to provide current, new and aspiring fire chiefs with an understanding of important considerations for the delivery of fire protection services in their community. The workshop will provide information to assist in the… Read more »


The Bugle’s Echo (Nov – Dec 2023)

The Bugle’s Echo Nov – Dec 2023 COURSES & PROGRAMS FIRE COMMISSION UPDATE INSTRUCTOR WORKSHOP & 75TH CELEBRATION NFA PROGRAMS & SURVEY RESULTS MFSI INSTRUCTOR RECRUITMENT TIMEFRAME TRAINING PROPS & EQUIPMENT RETIREMENT ANNOUNCEMENT INSTRUCTOR SPOTLIGHT ABOUT US/GALLERY WEBPAGE UPDATE (Coming soon) Letter from the Director Good Day Maine State Fire Professionals: This being the MFT&E… Read more »


The Bugle’s Echo (July – October 2023)

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 »


Penobscot Fire Academy Spotlight by Channel 5

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 »


Black Maze – Out of Service

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.