The Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute (MFRI) of the University of Maryland is the state's training and education system for all-hazard responses. The Institute plans, researches, develops and delivers quality programs to prepare agencies and individuals to protect life, property and the environment.


Covid-19 Update

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Charles W. Riley Firefighter and Ambulance and Rescue Squad Member Scholarship

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Daryenne Dorsey
Cadets lacrosse player had final season taken away - But she's giving back as EMT

She took the EMT class at the Frederick Public Safety Training Facility through the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute earlier in her senior year.

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ISFSI & UL Report: Understanding and Fighting Basement Fires

The International Society of Fire Service Instructors and the Underwriters Laboratory conducted research to better understand why basement fires present such a high risk to firefighters and what they can do to avoid injury.

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Wildland Urban Interface: Fire-Adapted Communities - Intro and Leadership Course I (NFA)
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All Seminars
Maryland Emergency Services

MFRI provides state-wide training to the fire service.

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Government and Industry

Open Enrollment offers a variety of programs/courses for members of the Emergency Services community outside of Maryland, as well as the Private sector. All classes are fee-based and must be pre-paid.

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Regional Offices

MFRI has training centers around the state to provide real world training close to home.

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Forms and Links for students.

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