What We Do
    Since May 7, 1945 The Professional Fire Fighters of Maine has been on the Frontlines fighting to better our members wages, working conditions, and health & safety. We fight for our members’ interest at the Contract Table , in the Legislature, political and social landscape.

    Who We Are
    The PFFMaine’s Executive Board working with the IAFF and our 3rd District Vice-President are committed to protecting our members and their families. The PFFMaine Executive Members have the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences at the Local, State and International Level that represents all aspects of the fire service, our Union, and our membership and is fully committed to fighting for you!

    Who We Represent
    We are proud to represent over 1400 active and retired members that include Firefighters, EMTs, Paramedics, Communication Operators, Inspectors, Training Officers and other Fire Department personnel in thirty-five (35) IAFF Locals throughout the State of Maine.

    PFFMaine Firestrong
    Tools to Build a Stronger You

    IAFF Center of Excellence
    Exclusively for IAFF Members

    New Perceptions
    Specializing in Treatment for First Responders




    American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

    Under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, signed into law by President Biden, Congress permitted ground ambulance suppliers and providers to be reimbursed for Treatment in Place (TIP) without transport under limited circumstances. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released guidance on this provision.

    PFFMaine In The Line of Duty

    IN THE LINE OF DUTY Robert Dorr Local Number: L3402 Location: Ellsworth, ME It is with deepest regret and sorrow to report the line-of-duty death of Deputy Chief Robert Dorr, IAFF 3rd District Local 3402, Ellsworth, Maine. Brother Dorr, 43, passed away on May 5, 2021 from colon cancer.

    Checkout New IAFF Online Course

    The new IAFF Fire Ground Survival Awareness? course is now live online. The FGS program ensures that training for Mayday prevention and Mayday operations are consistent among all fire fighters, company officers and chief officers.


    Kern County, CA Local 1301 member Derek Robinson wants fire fighters and other first responders to know help is available for those suffering with post-traumatic stress injury (PTSI). Robinson is living proof that treatment works and a happier life is possible and it’s okay to ask for help.

    New International Leadership at IAFF

    Newly elected IAFF principal officers General President Edward A. Kelly and Frank V. Líma officially begin their terms in office, marking a new chapter in our union’s history and for our 324,000 members across the United States and Canada.

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     Line-of-Duty Death Announcements

    Andrew Valenta
    Local: L4107, Vista, CA | Date of Death: 04/25/2021 | Date of Funeral: 05/22/2021
    Eric M. Siena
    Local: L2057, Orange County, FL | Date of Death: 05/11/2021
    Ricardo Torres
    Local: L0825, New Haven, CT | Date of Death: 05/12/2021
    Herve Thomas
    Local: L3909, Monroe County, FL | Date of Death: 05/11/2021 | Date of Funeral: 05/22/2021
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