Publications

The MSFCA has two publications available to its readership:

Minnesota Fire Chief Magazine

The Minnesota Fire Chief Magazine is a seasonal periodical mailed out to members and subscribers quarterly. Members, MN fire service representatives and certain levels of sponsors have the opportunity to become published by submitting photographs and articles for consideration in every issue.

Minnesota Fire Chief Magazine Content & Ads Deadlines
Quarter 1: December 1, 2019
Quarter 2: March 1, 2020
Quarter 3: June 1, 2020
Quarter 4: September 1, 2020

MSFCA E-Newsletter

In Spring 2019 the E-Newsletter will be going through major changes, instead of a downloadable .pdf file it will become more interactive and truly digital. The e-mail will come to members monthly in an electronic format and will help MSFCA convey timely information on upcoming events, award deadlines and more.

MSFCA E-Newsletter Content & Ads Deadlines
Content is due the first Friday of the month the E-Newsletter is distributed.



Content ideas:
Leadership/Management 
• Legislative • Staffing Models • Financial Issues • Motivational/Situational Leadership Topics 

Education & Training 
• Testing • Resources • HazMat/Technical/Specialized •Emergency Management • Hot Topics • Wildland 

Health & Safety 
• Mental Health/Family Support • Health & Wellness • Workplace Safety/Workers Compensation • Hot Topics in EMS • Apparatus/Equipment Specific to EMS 

Communications & Equipment 
• Technology • Social Media • Radio/Phone/Electronic • Tools & Equipment • Minnesota Fallen Firefighter Memorial 

Community Risk Reduction 
• Community Involvement • Fire Education • Fire Prevention • Code Enforcement/Development • Recruitment/Fire Explorers • Arson/Cause & Origin/Preserving the Fire Scene 

Facilities/Apparatus & Fire Departments 
• Winter Training • Weather Hazards • Station Design • Apparatus/Maintenance • Relief Associations/Locals