Chaplain James A Tilbe

Welcome from the Chief Chaplain

Welcome to the Massachusetts Corps of Fire Chaplain’s website! Fire Department Chaplains have a long history in Massachusetts, going back more than 100 years. Despite the fact that the Massachusetts Corps of Fire Chaplains was officially founded as recently as 1999, it too has a wonderful history. However, as a group we are focused on […]

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Welcome from the State Fire Marshall

As State Fire Marshal, I am very cognizant of the value and contribution that the Corps of Fire Chaplains play in support of the fire service in Massachusetts. The Corps provides training for its members and facilitates chaplain mutual aid for large scale or long-term incidents. Chaplains are trained to provide counseling to firefighters and […]