Northeastern Interstate Forest Fire Protection Compact

The purpose of this compact is to promote effective prevention and control of forest fires in the northeastern region of the United States and adjacent areas in Canada by the development of integrated forest fire plans, by the maintenance of adequate forest fire fighting services by the member states, by providing for mutual aid in fighting forest fires among the states of the region and for procedures that will facilitate such aid, and by the establishment of a central agency to co-ordinate the services of member states and perform such common services as member states may deem desirable.
Category: Conservation and Environment
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Member States

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State Citation Year Of Joinder
Connecticut C.G.S.A. Secs. 23-53 to 23-57 1949
Maine as listed by the NFFPC 1949
Massachusetts M.G.L.A. 132 App. § 1-1 1949
New Brunswick
New Hampshire N.H. Rev. Stat. Ann § 227-L:26 1996
New York N.Y. ENVTL. CONSERV. LAW § 9-1123 1963
Newfoundland & Labrador
Nova Scotia
Rhode Island RI Gen L § 2-13-1 1956
Vermont VT STAT. ANN. tit. 10 § 2461 1959