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  • IAFC -VCOS Symposium in the Sun Application is now open

    Nov 9, 2022

    To the members of the MD Fire Chiefs Association, we are pleased to announce that we have been granted funds to assist with attendance to the IAFC-VCOS Symposium in the Sun in Clearwater Beach from November 10-13, 2022.

  • 14th Annual Fall Golf Tournament

    Sep 23, 2022

    The Maryland Fire Chiefs Association (MFCA) held its 14th Annual Fall Golf Tournament today, September 23, 2022 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.

  • Announcement- Open FT/PT BCCRS Positions

    Sep 21, 2022

    LFRD Chiefs/Presidents - please circulate/post to potentially interested parties. To Whom It May Concern: The Bethesda Chevy Chase Rescue Squad is preparing to hire to fill open full AND part-time vacancies in the Day Crew (paid positions) for persons qualified as ambulance EMT OIC (“aid person”), emergency ambulance drivers, paramedics, and heavy apparatus minimum staffing and emergency drivers. This employment with BCCRS is fully funded by the LFRD. Individuals may work on any BCCRS unit at Stations R1, 26 or 7. For RS driver positions, experience on a rescue squad or special service unit is preferred. All persons MUST have MCFRS IECS certification appropriate for the position. BCCRS employs both Fire/Rescue and EMS (only) certified individuals. Individuals with riding status at other MCFRS departments will follow an expedited check out procedure . Openings are primarily daywork hours, but evening and weekend work is sometimes available on a scheduled or sign-up basis as it comes available. Salary depends on qualifications and the position accepted and is determined by an established matrix. Preference in hiring may also be given to individuals who express a willingness to undertake training for new qualifications they do not currently have. The full-time schedule is 4- 12-hour shifts per week so there is an 8-hour bonus each week. There may be a requirement for some weekend work which may be 12-hour or 10-hour shifts. Proof of current Covid vaccination is required. BCCRS offers a comprehensive health benefit package for full-time employees. BCCRS is an equal opportunity employer. Anyone interested in employment should email an expression of interest to as soon as possible. In order to be competitive in the first round of interviews for this hiring process applicants should express their interest no later than Monday, September 12, 2022. A brief expression of interest and should be sent to All inquiries will? receive a response. Fire/Rescue Chief Edward G. Sherburne Bethesda Chevy Chase Rescue Squad 5020 Battery Lane Bethesda, MD 20814 Phone: 202-438-2489 (cell) 301-652-0077 (24/7 Station #)

  • Passing of Chief Emeritus James Jarboe

    Sep 11, 2022

    In deep sadness the MFCA Executive Board passes on to our membership the passing of Chief James Jarboe. Funeral arrangements for Chief Jarboe Funeral Arrangements for          Fire Chief James E. Jarboe (Retired)                    Visitation— Saturday, September 17, 2022, 4-8 PM, Hines Rinaldi Funeral Home, 11800 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD Funeral — Sunday, September 18, 2022, 11AM, Hines Rinaldi Funeral Home, 11800 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD Internment to follow at Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Bladensburg, Maryland

  • Chief C Oscar Baker History 1950’s

    Jul 24, 2022

    Additional information about Chief C. Oscar Baker provided by historian Wayne Powell

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