In an attempt to provide "up to dated" leadership training along with robust recruitment and retention projects both associations worked diligently to submit for the FEMA SAFER Grant this year and have received notice we have been award this grant. We want to thank Past President Sullivan and the MSFA Team for your outstanding work in the successful award.
Prince George’s County Fire /EMS Department and Life Member of the Glenn Dale Fire Association William passed away on September 1, 2021. Bill Goddard retired from the Prince George’s County Fire / EMS Department with 22 years of service. He also served as Fire Chief of Howard County Fire and Rescue Department. Chief Goddard’s service information is as follows: Memorial – Remembrance Service Friday, September 17, 2021 beginning at 11:00 AM Service: Memorial Services @11:45 PM Location: Chesapeake Church, 6201 Solomons Island Road, Huntingtown, Maryland 20639 (The church entrance is Northbound on Rt 4 just past Rt. 2 merge.) Repast Friday, September 17th, 2021 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department - Hall 3170 W. Ward Road Dunkirk, Maryland 20754 From Church – Northbound Rt. 4 and make a left on W. Ward Rd. at the shopping center. Please keep the Goddard family, the Glenn Dale Fire Association, Prince George’s County Fire and EMS Department, and Howard County Fire and Rescue Department in your thought and Prayers.
The 2021 Annual Elections Meeting and Awards Presentation was held on Saturday, April 17, 2021, at the Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department. We thank the KVFD for their wonderful hospitality, pictured are the 2021-2022 MFCA Executive Officers
Governor Larry Hogan and Maryland State Police (MSP) Superintendent Colonel Woodrow Jones III today announced that all Maryland State Police Aviation Command (MSPAC) bases will remain open.
The Maryland Board of Public Works met on Wednesday, September 2nd and discussed the status of budget cuts related to the Maryland State Police Aviation Command (MSPAC). Please read the below for more information.
The Maryland Fire Chiefs Association (MFCA) will hold its 13th Annual Fall Golf Tournament on September 24, 2021 at the Lake Presidential Golf Course. The golf tournament is our annual fundraiser that helps us to raise funds for the MFCA to be able to provide the transportation logistics support to the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend. The MFCA is tasked with providing transportation for all the families that are brought in for the NFFF Memorial Weekend in October.