Important Announcements

  • Maryland Fire Chiefs Apparel Store

    You can now purchase the MFCA apparel on-line

  • David Lewis authors article on the benefits of SAFER Grant for Recruitment & Retention

    NVFC recently asked me to write an article for Fire Engineering on-line to highlight some of the member benefits that can be offered through a SAFER Recruitment and Retention grant. Considering that the SAFER grant application period is currently open, now is a good time to review this information and see if your department can benefit from a SAFER grant.

  • MFCA Ambassador Program

    Applications for the programs have been completed. In the past we had a mass mailing and it went out in a not controlled way So I am asking that if you have a contestant for the program for the 4 groups that they email me to ensure that the proper application is submitted and that the contestant is from the Fire/EMS/Aux groups. We had people that tried to enter and they were not from this group and some were trying to enter that are not affiliated.

  • MFCA 15th Annual Golf Tournament

    The Maryland Fire Chiefs Association (MFCA) will hold its Bi-Annual Golf Tournament on April 14, 2023 at the Oak Creek Golf Course in Upper Marlboro. The golf tournament is one of two annual fundraisers that helps us to raise funds for the MFCA that provides two annual leadership training seminars; one is a two-day seminar held in Ocean City, Maryland and the second seminar is held in January. The MFCA 2nd tournament its 16th Bi-Annual Golf Tournament will be held September 22, 2023, so please save that date with information to follow.

  • National Fire Academy Announces 2023 Executive Fire Officer (EFO) and Leadership Symposium!

    The National Fire Academy is pleased to announce the 2023 Executive Fire Officer and Leadership Symposium will be held on April 14-15, 2023 (Friday and Saturday) at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland.

  • Eastern Division IAFC 2023 Annual Conference

    The Eastern Division of the International Association of Fire Chiefs will hold its 2023 Annual Conference from April 21-22, 2023, at the Ocean City Fontainebleu, located at 10100 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD.

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