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Member information

We invite all Chiefs and subordinate Chief officers from the fire departments throughout the Upper Peninsula to join and become active members of our association. We also encourage businesses and people who have an interest in firefighting and fire prevention to become associate members of our organization. There are several benifits to becoming a member. Our members are close friends and we have a great time when we get together. Of course we also have a common interest and we hope to further our cause of providing an information conduit and training for our members and guests. To join we need a completed application and membership dues for the first year. Please contact us for more information and a copy of the application and also vist our members page for further information. Below is a list of other informative Michigan sites, please visit them.


To accomplish this objective and purpose this organization shall conduct studies and discuss all fire service problems and promote the improvementof public and private fire protection. To develop and stimulate fire related programs for progressive improvement of local fire services. To encourage interaction with all local, state and national fire organizations. Encourage and assist local programs for public education in fire prevention and fire safety. Propose and support sound fire and life safety related legislation at all levels of government. Develop increasing emphasis upon professional qualifications and performance for this organization and the fire service of the Upper Peninsula and the Sate of Michigan.


Our new State Fire Marshal Julie Secontine has confirmed that she will be in attendance at our Chiefs meeting and will speak to the Chiefs.  Also, the Michigan Association of Fire Chiefs will have their monthly Board of Directors meeting on the 28th in Iron River.  President Michael O”Brian will also be attending the Chiefs meeting and will speak to the Chiefs.



The pupose of this organization is to further the professional advancement and provide leadership of fire service, in striving to develop improving capability to cope with the threat of destructive fire to the lives and property in the fifteen counties of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

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