APOC – Bar Harbor

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.

May – June 2023 County Meeting Update

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 »

Instructor Bunker – In the News

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 »

FDSOA Pro-Board ISO Program

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 »

2022 Fire Instructor of the Year

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 »

Maine Fire Protection Services Commission | Firefighter I & II Regional Grant

Recent legislative activity by the Maine Fire Protection Services Commission in support of fire training and education is being implemented. We are proud to announce a Firefighter I & II Regional Grant that fully funds firefighter training programs. Interested parties must complete a short grant application that is designed to help Maine Fire Protection Service… Read more »

2021 Maine State Fire Instructor Recruitment

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 July 1 – July 31 for the position of contract fire instructor (part time). We look forward to hearing from you!

MFSI | Needs Assessment: Train-the-Trainer Programs

Help us learn more about training needs in your community! We’ve put together a brief needs-assessment survey on Train-the-Trainer opportunities in Maine, and we hope many of you folks will take a moment to complete it. The survey is anonymous and can be accessed here: https://forms.gle/ryx5egy4MDqvGrZD6