MARCH 24, 2020 Dear Maine Fire Service Community, As some of you may have already heard, the Town of Brunswick has declared a civil state of emergency, enacting a townwide shelter-in-place order in an effort to ‘flatten the curve’ when it comes to the spread of COVID-19. This will have a significant impact on our… Read more »
We here at MFSI feel that it is important to share the following information with code officials and local fire chiefs, as we were recently notified that the NFPA codes listed below have been updated. One item of importance is with respect to the NFPA 1 2018 Fire Code as it now addresses Marijuana facilities… Read more »
As we’re sure many of you have heard, recent reports have highlighted a public safety & environmental concern raised by the use of Class B Aqueous Film-Forming Foam (AFFF) during fire suppression and fire fighter training. Please see the flyer below, produced in collaboration with several other Maine agencies, for more information. A PDF version… Read more »
The MFSI team is wishing everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday. We’ll see you all when the SMCC campus reopens next week!
Several Maine & New Hampshire fire departments are currently hiring: The Town of Fort Fairfield is seeking a Career Firefighter/EMT for their new Fire Rescue Service. Resumes & Town Applications can be submitted via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or at the Fort Fairfield Town Office. The City of Presque Isle, Maine is currently hiring for one new… Read more »
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 »
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!
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.
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.
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 »