Announcing the 2024 Fall Wildland Fire Academy! This academy is sponsored by the Northeastern Forest Fire Protection Commission and will be held from October 28 to November 1, 2024 in South Portland, ME.

Course Information

The following courses will be offered:

  • L-380, Fireline Leadership
  • EL 0967, NIMS ICS All-Hazards Logistics Section Chief
  • S-430 / EL 0958, NIMS ICS All-Hazards Operations Section Chief (Blended)
  • S-440 / EL 0962, NIMS ICS All-Hazards Planning Section Chief (Blended)

Please see the announcement documents below for full course descriptions, prerequisites, and target group information.

Dates and Location

The Fall Wildland Fire Academy will be held from October 28 to November 1, 2024 at:

Best Western Merry Manor Inn
700 Main Street
South Portland, Maine 04106


A block of rooms is reserved at the Merry Manor Inn (207-774-6151) at a NFFPC rate of $99.00 (USD) for a single or double room. Candidates are to make their own arrangements for rooms.

Please state that you are with the Northeast Compact group. Students need to make their own room reservations by October 15, 2024.

Nomination Process and Registration

Students must submit the attached NE Compact Nomination Form. Successful students will receive a certificate at the end of the course.

Please email the Training Nominations Form (see below) to Eric Earle (

Individuals will be notified by September 30, as to course admittance.

The deadline for submitting the nomination form is September 27th, 2024.