Welcome to the Maritime Fire and Safety Association


Promoting safety, fire protection and enhanced navigation on the Lower Columbia and Willamette Rivers.


In 1983 after a fire destroyed the M/V Protector Alpha, killing one Coast Guardsman and injuring a local firefighter, the Maritime Fire & Safety Association (MFSA) was established with the mission to promote fire protection, safety, and the enhancement of navigation on the Columbia and Willamette Rivers in order to facilitate development of the maritime assets of the region.


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Welcome to the Maritime Fire and Safety Association


Newsletters & Reports


2014 MFSA

Annual Report


2014 MFSA Annual Report


PSGP SMFF Preparedness

Project Report


PSGP SMFF Newsletter

PSGP Radio Interoperability Project


  MFSA Radio Interoperability Project Report

News & Updates


MFSA Vessel Response Plan Update - 2014 UPDATE APPROVED!!










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