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.  Learn More or Contact CPSE

As of May 2020, there are 25 Applicant Agencies and 11 Candidate Agencies.

The following agencies have these ISO ratings

ISO Applicant Agencies Candidate Agencies
1 3 1
2 10 2
3 2 1
4 0 1
5 0 0

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Applicant Agencies

OrganizationTypePopulation ServedISOCityStateCountry
Naval Station Rota, Spain, Fire and Emergency ServicesDoD3,300FPOAESpain
MCAS Iwakuni Fire & Emergency ServicesDoD15,000FPOAPJapan
Commander, Fleet Activities YokosukaDoD40,000FPOAPJapan
Menlo Park Fire Protection DistrictCareer100,0002Menlo ParkCAUnited States
Beverly Hills Fire DepartmentCareer34,4841Beverly HillsCAUnited States
First Coast Navy Fire and Emergency ServicesDoD40,000JacksonvilleFLUnited States
Villages Public Safety DepartmentCareer126,6832The VillagesFLUnited States
Robins Air Force Base Fire & Emergency ServicesDoD21,000Robins AFBGAUnited States
Cherokee County Fire & Emergency ServicesCombination247,5732CantonGAUnited States
Dubuque Fire DepartmentCareer58,4102DubuqueIAUnited States
Village of Hanover Park Fire DepartmentCareer37,9732Hanover ParkILUnited States
Peoria Fire DepartmentCareer115,0002PeoriaILUnited States
Addison Fire Protection DistrictCareer39,2942AddisonILUnited States
Hutchinson Fire DepartmentCareer48,2921HutchinsonKSUnited States
St. Tammany Parish Fire District #4Career60,0001MandevilleLAUnited States
New Bern Fire RescueCombination30,2103New BernNCUnited States
Garner Volunteer Fire-Rescue, IncCombination64,7462GarnerNCUnited States
Navy Region Mid-Atlantic F&ES, NWS EarleDoD1,750Colts NeckNJUnited States
Delaware Fire DepartmentCombination43,0002DelawareOHUnited States
Wright-Patterson AFB Fire Emergency ServicesDoD31,000DaytonOHUnited States
Kingston Fire & RescueCombination123,795KingstonONCanada
Navy Region Mid-Atlantic F&ES, NSA MechanicsburgDoD4,300MechanicsburgPAUnited States
Murfreesboro Fire Rescue DepartmentCareer138,0002MurfreesboroTNUnited States
NAS Kingsville Fire and Emergency ServicesDoD2,351KingsvilleTXUnited States
Valley Regional Fire AuthorityCareer91,0003AuburnWAUnited States


Candidate Agencies

OrganizationTypePopulation ServedISOCityStateCountry
Bluffton Township Fire DistrictCareer60,0003BlufftonSCUnited States
Grand Chute Fire DepartmentCombination22,1544Grand ChuteWIUnited States
Lynchburg Fire DepartmentCareer80,0002LynchburgVAUnited States
USAG Detroit ArsenalDoD7,500WarrenMIUnited States
Fort Belvoir Fire and Emergency ServicesDoD60,000Fort BelvoirVAUnited States
Federal Fire Department-San Diego MetroDoD150,000San DiegoCAUnited States
Thornton Fire DepartmentCareer142,9632ThorntonCOUnited States
Johnson City Fire DepartmentCareer66,0271Johnson CityTNUnited States
Qatar Petroleum-Ras Laffan Industrial CityCareer38,000Ras LaffanQatarQatar
Fort Benning Fire and Emergency ServicesDoD208,000Fort BenningGAUnited States
NAS Fallon Federal Fire & Emergency ServicesDoD3,000FallonNVUnited States