Applicant Agencies are steadily working towards accreditation.

If your agency is ready to become an applicant agency, go here for more information and the forms you need to prepare and submit. Applicant Agency status is valid for 18 months (24 months for volunteer agencies).

Below is the current list of Applicant and Candidate agencies. In addition to the agency name, you will find the agency type (career, combination, volunteer, Department of Defense (DoD), or private), population served, and the city and state/province in which they are headquartered.

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Applicant Agencies

Agency NameOrg TypePopulationCityState
Alabaster Fire DepartmentCareer32,948AlabasterAL
NAS Lemoore Fire DepartmentDoD30,000LemooreCA
UC Davis Fire DepartmentCombination44,225DavisCA
Beale Fire Emergency ServicesDoD12,000Beale AFBCA
Fort Hunter Liggett Fire & Emergency ServicesDoD10,000Fort Hunter LiggettCA
Naval Base Ventura CountyDoDPoint Mugu NawcCA
City of Riverside Fire DepartmentCareer330,000RiversideCA
Summit Fire & EMS AuthorityCareer24,400DillonCO
Air Force Academy Fire & Emergency ServicesDoD10,100USAF AcademyCO
Fairmount Fire Protection DistrictCombination30,000GoldenCO
Pompano Beach Fire RescueCareer109,393Pompano BeachFL
MCLB Albany Fire DepartmentDoD5,142AlbanyGA
Crystal Lake Fire Rescue DepartmentCareer52,000Crystal LakeIL
Lisle-Woodridge Fire DistrictCareer65,000LisleIL
Navy Region Japan Regional Fire DepartmentDoD37,000FPOJapan
NIH Division of Fire & Rescue ServicesFederal/Military20,000BethesdaMD
Canton Fire DepartmentCareer92,000CantonMI
Ann Arbor City Fire DepartmentCareer117,770Ann ArborMI
USAG Detroit ArsenalDoD7,500WarrenMI
NCBC Gulfport Fire & Emergency ServicesDoD7,100GulfportMS
Greenville Fire/RescueCareer91,495GreenvilleNC
Grand Forks AFB Fire & Emergency ServicesDoD3,200Grand Forks AFBND
Navy Region Mid-Atlantic F&ES, NWS EarleDoD1,750Colts NeckNJ
NAS Fallon Fire & Emergency ServicesDoD3,000FallonNV
City of Monroe Fire DepartmentCareer12,442MonroeOH
Navy Region Mid-Atlantic F&ES, NSA MechanicsburgDoD4,300MechanicsburgPA
Lexington County Fire ServiceCombination286,186LexingtonSC
NAS Kingsville Fire and Emergency ServicesDoD2,351KingsvilleTX
Dyess Air Force Base Fire Emergency ServicesDoD10,000AbileneTX
Fairchild AFB Fire DepartmentDoD5,980Fairchild AFBWA
City of Snoqualmie Fire DepartmentCombination13,200SnoqualmieWA
Grand Chute Fire DepartmentCombination22,083Grand ChuteWI
Volk Field Fire DepartmentDoD3,000Camp DouglasWI

Candidate Agencies

Agency NameOrg TypePopulationCityState
Navy Region Mid-Atlantic F&ES, NAVSTA Great LakesDoD25,000Great LakesIL
Springdale Fire DepartmentCareer80,000SpringdaleAR
Fairfax County Fire and Rescue DepartmentCombination1,200,000FairfaxVA
Cedar Rapids Fire DepartmentCareer130,000Cedar RapidsIA
Frisco Fire DepartmentCareer165,000FriscoTX
Murrieta Fire & RescueCareer114,000MurrietaCA
Greenville City Fire DepartmentCareer68,000GreenvilleSC
Rochester Fire DepartmentCareer210,358RochesterNY
City of Santa Clara Fire DepartmentCombination126,000Santa ClaraCA
Toronto Fire ServicesCareer2,800,000TorontoON
Denver Fire DepartmentCareer693,060DenverCO
Amarillo Fire DepartmentCareer198,645AmarilloTX
Palo Alto Fire DepartmentCareer90,000Palo AltoCA
Orland Fire Protection DistrictCareer70,281Orland ParkIL
City of Riverside Fire DepartmentCareer330,000RiversideCA