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  • Maine LOSAP
    One critical piece of the recruitment and retention puzzle for the Maine Fire Service is LOSAP. In April of 2003, the Maine Fire Services Commission commissioned an actuarial study of the need for a Length of Service Award Program for the State of Maine based on the need for a recruitment & retention tool. In the 127th legislative session LD 164 was passed to establish the Length of Service Award Program at the State level. In July 2017, the seven-member LOSAP Board met for the first time after all members had been appointed by Governor LePage. Since then two attempts have been made to fund with no success. Everything is in place except for funding. We need 2.5 million to fund this entire program. We Need Your Help! It is time to be a part of the process, educate yourself, educate your Representative and your Senator. Unless we mount a united effort to educate everyone on the plight our State faces and market one of the critical fixes LOSAP will never become a reality. Now's the time, follow this link, be a part of the effort not a spectator!
    Maine Length of Service Award Program


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  • State Letter on Pump Testing in Drought Conditions - (listed 10/28/2020)
    Read Letter Here PDF FILE
  • Maine Forest Service 2021 VFA grant program applications now available - (listed 9/8/2020)
    The MFS is accepting applications for the 2021 Volunteer Fire Assistance grants until November 13, 2020.

    Fire Departments are encouraged to apply for this grant to purchase wildland fire equipment and PPE. This is a 50 / 50 grant and all items must be approved and paid for prior to reimbursement. A Google search with "Maine VFA grant" will get you to the MFS website and the application.

    Any questions, please contact Forest Ranger Specialist Kent Nelson at 207-287-4989 or

  • 2020 MFCA Strategic Plan - (listed 4/17/2020)
    Strategic Plan Details PDF FILE
  • Maine Fire Service Institute Live Burn Policy - (listed 9/25/2019
    Details PDF FILE
  • Maine DEP Live Burn Policy - (listed 2/21/2018)
    Details PDF FILE
  • Maine Municipal Association launches a major social media campaign to make people aware of the many excellent career opportunities available in towns and cities across the state. - (listed 2/5/2018)
    HoMEtown Career (site) Discover the Opportunities in Maine's Cities & Towns
  • PHMSA, (Pipeline Hazardous Material Safety Administration) Excavator Requirements - (listed 1/18/2018)
    Dig Safe Letter to Fire Marshalls PDF FILE
    Excavation Enforcement Rule PDF FILE
  • MFCA / Maine Forest Service Memorandum of Understanding Relating to the DoD Fire Fighter Property Program - (listed 5/5/2017)
    Memorandum Details PDF FILE
  • DHHS - MaineCare Ambulance Rate Study - (listed 4/20/2017)
    View Report PDF FILE
  • DHHS - Community Paramedicine Reimbursement Research Report - (listed 4/20/2017)
    View Report PDF FILE
  • Maine IAAI Announces the Joseph C. Menezes Scholarship for Fire Science, EMS, or Law Enforcement Program Students - (listed 2/10/2017) (Applications due by December)
    View Details PDF FILE
  • 2016 Assessment of Maine Emergency Medical Services System (listed 2/7/2017)
    View Assessment PDF FILE
  • Maine Fire Chiefs Association Federal Property Acquisition - (listed 12/22/2015) The program to acquire Excess Federal property through the Maine Fire Chiefs is in place. In order for Departments to get equipment, we have established a process for screening and freezing items.
    Details & List of Screeners PDF FILE

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