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MSFCA Fourth Annual Fire Officers School
Your educational transcript from the 2014 MSFCA Conference is now available -CLICK HERE
MSFCA E-Newsletters - December 2014 Edition Now Available
Fire Chief Position – Accepting Applications
The City of Farmington is accepting applications for the position of full-time Fire Chief. This position is responsible for the administration and day-to-day activities of the Fire Department and works with other city management team members to ensure the delivery of efficient and cost effective city services.
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2015 Fire Service Day at the Capitol
Join the Minnesota State Fire Chiefs Association (MSFCA), Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters (MPFF) and the Minnesota State Fire Department Association (MSFDA) for the Annual Legislative Conference on Monday, February 2, 2015. Every Fire Officer should try and attend this important event. Legislators need to hear from us!
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|Ceremonies & Protocol Guidebook
The guidebook was introduced at the 2014 MSFCA Conference. One copy is being provided free of charge for each member department. Additional copies will be available for sale at $95.00 (plus S &H).
Capstone project “Empty Boots, Quiet Sirens”
Minnesota State Fire Chief’s Association Hires New Executive Director
Fight for Air Climb – American Lung Association
We invite you to join the fight for air and be a part of the First Responder Challenge! Step up to the challenge at the 2015 Fight For Air Climb on February 21st at U.S. BANK Plaza in downtown Minneapolis!
National Fire Academy Training Opportunities
As the point of contact for National Fire Academy (NFA) Training in Minnesota, the State Fire Marshal Division is setting up NFA classes statewide. We have two separate NFA projects that will provide the Minnesota Fire Service with 29 training opportunities.
Click Here for More Information Click Here to View the Training Calendar
2014 Fire Prevention Poster Contest
For the 2014 poster contest, the MSFCA will award $600 in cash prizes to statewide winners. Local departments also often award cash and other prizes to the children in their own communities.
Click Here to View Rules & Photos of Past Winning Posters
New Partnership Brings Value to Members and MSFCA
The Minnesota State Fire Chiefs Association is proud to announce our new partnership with Lexipol. Lexipol’s Minnesota Fire Policy Manual and Daily Training Bulletin program will be offered at significantly discounted rates to MSFCA members. The association will also benefit. MSFCA will receive a payment based on sales to members.
Most importantly, Lexipol’s program provides departments with well-written policies in a web-based system that easily manages content and compliance. It also includes a unique training component to train staff on policy. The company was co-founded by Gordon Graham, nationally renowned speaker on risk management for public safety.
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Kitchen Fire Safety Trailers
The two MSFCA Kitchen Fire Safety Demonstration Trailers are available for rental. One of the units is housed at the Elk River Fire Department, and the other by the Hopkins Fire Department. Please read and understand the responsibilities outlined in the rental agreement prior to contacting the host department for rental.
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Board Meeting & Annual Membership Meeting Minutes
The MSFCA Board of Directors met in St. Cloud, Minnesota on October 15, & 18, 2014 and a full report of their activities is avaiable. The annual membership meeting was held on October 17, 2014 and the minutes of this meeting are available for review and downloading.
Click Here for the October Board & Membership Meeting Minutes
Training opportunities - many of them free - are listed on the MSFCA Training Calendar
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Minnesota Fire Chiefs Assistance and Support Team Video
The MSFCA Emergency Management Committee has just released a video and what the Minnesota Fire Chiefs Assistance and Support Team (FAST) is about and how to become a member of the team. To view the short video, and/or to obtain more information on the team or for becoming a member of the team click on the links below.
Click for more information about the team Click to view the FAST video
Fallen Firefighter Memorial and Dedication Video