The Maryland State Fire & Rescue Institute housed at APG is part of the University of Maryland. The institute offers various free and fee-based training for fire and emergency service professionals. Programs are based upon job performance requirements of the National Fire Protection Association Standards. The North East Regional Training Center of Region 3 serves Harford, Cecil, Baltimore City and Baltimore County. The Institute is located in APG Building 1074. Visitors must have valid identification and vehicle registration to enter the base.