Job Opportunities: Old Town Fire Rescue & Winslow FD

Several local departments are currently hiring: Old Town Fire Rescue is currently accepting applications for a Firefighter/EMT vacancy. See the attached bulletin for more details, or their website (www.old-town.org) for an application package. You can also download a PDF version of the bulletin here. And the Winslow Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the… Read more »


New Training Opportunity: Advanced Forcible Entry

We are excited to announce the addition of a new Advanced Forcible Entry program. This program is designed to expose students to realistic challenges they may face when gaining entry into a structure, and covers objectives such as: • Discussion about the Tools • Conventional Forcible Entry • Single-Person Forcing • Limited Space Forcing •… Read more »


Instructor Recruitment 2019

Become an MFSI Instructor, and help us make a difference in the future of Maine’s fire service. We will be accepting letters of intent and resumes from May 1 – May 30 for the position of contract fire instructor (part time). We look forward to hearing from you!  


NFA Command & Control Course

Check out our upcoming NFA course on Command & Control of Incident Operations! A printable PDF is available in full color or in grayscale for your convenience.


VFIS – Emergency Vehicle Driver Training Program

MFSI is proud to collaborate with the Volunteer Fire Insurance Service (VFIS) to bring EVOC Train-the-Trainer courses to Maine. Here are the details for our upcoming program in June 2019! Click here for a printable version. 


Thank you to all that made these programs possible

This past weekend many MFSI state fire Instructors were hard at work all over the state providing training to many fire fighters. Pictured are the programs that we assisted with at the Central Maine Fire Attack School in Waterville/Winslow. Emergency Vehicle Operators Course and a National Fire Academy Incident Safety program. Thank you to all… Read more »


Mahaney graduates from officer academy

Mt. Desert Islander, April 19 BRUNSWICK — Basil Mahaney of Bar Harbor Fire Rescue was one of 18 Maine firefighters to have completed rigorous training and graduated from the Maine Fire Service Institute’s Officer Training Academy to prepare them for leadership roles at fire departments across the state


Frequently asked questions about National Fire Academy Certificates

# 1 Do I need a SID number on my application? – YES, you will not receive a certificate from the National Fire Academy without it on your application. Please be sure to have your SID (student identification number) on all your National Fire Academy applications. This has been the case since September of 2012…. Read more »