Board of Fire Services

California State Board of Fire Services

The State Board of Fire Services is an 17-member advisory board to the California State Fire Marshal. The Board is comprised of representatives of fire service labor, fire chiefs, fire districts, volunteer firefighters, city and county government, Office of Emergency Services, and the insurance industry. The Board is chaired by the California State Fire Marshal.

The Board provides a forum for addressing fire protection and prevention issues of statewide concern; develops technical and performance standards for training of fire service personnel; accredits curriculum; establishes policy for the certification system for the California Fire Service; advises the State Fire Marshal on dissemination of regulations; and sits as an appeals board on the application of California State Fire Marshal regulations.


Members: Roster

 

Meeting Notices Attachments Minutes
     
August 23, 2018 Attachment 1 - Approval of Draft Meeting Minutes from May 24, 2018 meeting  
  Attachment 2 - Cosumnes Fire Department Accredited Local Academy (ALA) Application  
  Attachment 3 - Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Accredited Local Academy (ALA) Application  
  Attachment 4 - Incident Safety Awareness for Hired Vendors  
  Attachment 5 - Damage Inspection Curriculum  
  Attachment 6 - Aircraft Rescue & Firefighting Awareness  
  Attachment 7 - Open Water Rescue Boat Operator  
  Attachment 8 - Position Statement on SBFS/CHP Cooperation  
   

 

May 24, 2018 Attachment 1 - Approval of Draft Meeting Minutes from February 22, 2018 Meeting May 24, 2018
  Attachment 2 - Glendale Fire Department Accredited Local Academy (ALA) Application  
  Attachment 3 - Vallejo Fire Department Accredited Local Academy (ALA) Application  
  Attachment 4 - Incident Safety Awareness for Hired Vendors Curriculum  
  Attachment 5 - Emergency Vehicle Tech Instructor Requirements  
  Attachment 6 - Emergency Vehicle Technician Curriculum  
  Attachment 7 - CICCS 2018 Qualification Guide  
  Attachment 8 - Damage Inspection Curriculum  
  Attachment 9 - S-219 Ignition Operations Curriculum  
  Attachment 10 - Position Statement on SBFS/CHP Cooperation  
   

 

February 22, 2018 Attachment 1 – Approval of Draft Meeting Minutes from August 24, 2017 February 22, 2018
  Attachment 2 – Reaccreditation of five colleges as Accredited Regional Training Programs (ARTP’s)  
  Attachment 3 – Reaccrediation Denial of Accredited Local Academy  
  Attachment 4 – Firefighter I Standard and Curriculum Update  
  Attachment 5 – State Fire Marshal Standards and Curriculum  
  Attachment 6 – Confined Space Awareness Curriculum  
  Attachment 7 – Incident Safety Awareness for Hired Vendors Curriculum  
  Attachment 8 – Emergency Vehicle Tech Instructor Requirements  
  Attachment 9 – Emergency Vehicle Technician Curriculum  
  Attachment 10 - CICCS 2018 Qualification Guide  
  Attachment 11 - S-219 Ignition Operations Curriculum  
  Attachment 12 - Statement of Cooperation from August 24, 2017

 

   

 

August 24, 2017 Attachment 1 - Meeting Minutes June 15, 2017  
  Attachment 2 - Reaccreditation of five (50 colleges as Accredited Regional Training Programs (ARTP’s)  
  Attachment 3 - Accreditation of Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department as a Local Fire AcademyAccredited Local Academy (ALA) Application  
  Attachment 4 - Accreditation of Clovis Fire Department as a Local Fire Academy  
  Attachment 5 - Company Officer Standards and Curriculum Update  
  Attachment 6 - Chief Fire Officer Standards and Curriculum Update  
  Attachment 7 - AH-330 Strike Team/Task Force Leader All Hazards Curriculum  
  Attachment 8 - FSTEP Incident Management of High Rise Fires (2016)  
  Attachment 9 - FSTEP Animal Technical Rescue (2017)  
  Attachment 10 - Fire Marshal Standards and Curriculum (2017)  
  Attachment 11 -FSTP Confined Space Awareness Curriculum (2017)  
  Attachment 12 - FSTEP Instructor Curriculum (2017)  
   
  Attachment 13 - Certified Instructor Experience Requirement Change  
  Attachment 14 - Future SFT Instructor Requirements  
  Attachment 15 - Statement of Cooperation  
   

 

June 15, 2017 Attachment 1 - Approval of minutes from February 23, 2017 meeting  
  Attachment 2 - Approval for reaccreditation of Accredited Regional Training Programs/Accredited Local Academies  
  Attachment 3 - Sacramento City Fire Department Accredited Local Academy (ALA) Application  
  Attachment 4 - Approval of Fire Service Labor/Management Relations  
  Attachment 5 - AH-330 Strike Team/Task Force Leader  
  Attachment 6 - Incident Management of High Rise Fires  
  Attachment 7 - Company Officer Standards and Curriculum Update  
  Attachment 8 - SFT Curriculum Update Packages  
  Attachment 9 - FSTEP Instructor Curriculum  
  Attachment 9A - FSTEP Instructional Development Series Implementation Plan  
  Attachment 10 - Certified Instructor Experience Requirement Change  
  Attachment 11 - Future SFT Instructor Requirements  
  Attachment 12 - Company Officer Task Book Update  
  Attachment 13 - Automatic Extinguishing Systems-Sprinkler Fitter Certification Update  
  Attachment 14 - Position Statement on SBFS/CHP Cooperation  
   

 

February 23, 2017 Attachment 1 - August Draft Minutes  
  Attachment 2 - Reaccreditation of Santa Ana College (ARTP)  
  Attachment 3 - Hayward Fire Department Accredited Local Academy (ALA) Application  
  Attachment 4 - Approval of Fire Investigator (2017) curriculum  
  Attachment 4.1 - Fire Investigator Certification Track-Implementation of New Curriculum and Certification Requirement  
  Attachment 5 - Fire Service Labor/Management Relations  
   

 

November 17, 2016 Attachment 1 - August Draft Minutes  
  Attachment 2 - Certification in Rank Workgroup Update  
  Attachment 3 - Planning and Risk Analysis Updates  
   

 

August 25, 2016 Attachment 1 - Approval of meeting minutes from May 19, 2016  
  Attachment 2 - Reaccreditation of two Fire Departments as an Accredited Local Academy (ALA)  
  Attachment 3 - Accreditation of Santa Monica Fire Department  
  Attachment 4 - Accreditation of Berkeley Fire Department  
  Attachment 5 - Approval of Incident Management of Special Operations and Plan  
  Attachment 6 - Approval of Incident Management of the Fire Fighter Emergency Curriculum and Plan  
  Attachment 7 - Fire Fighter I Certification Examination  
  Attachment 8 - Fireworks Disposal Program  
  Attachment 9 - Automatic Fire Sprinkler Fitters Certification Program (AES)  
  Attachment 10 - PRA Report  
  Attachment 11 - CAIRS Update  
  Attachment 12 - Code Development Update  
  Attachment 13 - Curriculum/Certification Change Timelines  
   

 

May 19, 2016    
   

 

February 18, 2016 Attachment 1 - November 2015 Draft Meeting Minutes  
  Attachment 2 - Consent Approval for reaccreditation of ARTPrograms/ALA  
  Attachment 3 - Alameda Co. Fire Local Academy Accreditation  
  Attachment 4 - 2016 California Building Standards Code and 2016 ICC Hearings  
  Attachment 5 - California Fire Statistics  
   

 

November 19, 2015 Attachment 1 - SBFS August-20-2015 DRAFT Minutes November 19, 2015
  Attachment 2 - Consent Items SFT Accreditation  
  Attachment 3 - Fireworks Update  
  Attachment 4 - Sprinkler Fitters Certification Program  
  Attachment 5 - Pipeline Safety Update  
  Attachment 6 - Code Development Update  
  Attachment 7 - CAIRS Quarterly Report  
 

 

 

August 20, 2015 Attachment 1 - SBFS May-21-2014 DRAFT Minutes August 20, 2015
  Attachment 2 - Reaccreditation  
  Attachment 3 - Columbia College Accreditation  
  Attachment 4 - Fire Control #4  
  Attachment 5 - Fire Apparatus Driver Operator  
  Attachment 6 - Vehicle Extracation  
  Attachment 7 - Incident Managment of Major Fires  
  Attachment 8 - Fireworks Disposal Update  
  Attachment 9 - CAIRS Quarterly Report  
  Attachment 10 - 1241 Regulations  
  Attachment 11 - Statement of Cooperation  
 

 

 

 
May 21, 2015 Attachment 1 -SBFS Nov-20-2014 DRAFT Minutes.pdf May 21, 2015 (Final)
  Attachment 2 - SRJC Reaccreditation  
  Attachment 3 - Oxnard College Reaccreditation  
  Attachment 4 - Mount San Antonia College Reaccreditation  
  Attachment 5 - FireFigher I Certification Exam Process  
  Attachment 6 - IFSAC ProBoard Accreditation  
  Attachment 7 - Plan Examiner Curriculum  
  Attachment 8 - Fireworks Update  
  Attachment 9 - CAIRS Quarterly Report  
  Attachment 10 - CDA Regulatory Update  
   

 

November 20, 2014 Attachment 1- August 2014 Draft Minutes November 20, 2014 (Final)
Attachment 2 - Approval of Fremont Fire Department Reaccreditation  
Attachment 3 - Approval of Community Risk Educator, Community Risk Specialist and Community Risk Officer Standards and Curriculum  
Attachment 4 - Approval of Fire Instructor III Standards and Curriculum  
Attachment 5 - Approval of Chief Fire Officer Standards and Curriculum  
Attachment 6 - Approval of Executive Chief Fire Officer Standards and Curriculum  
Attachment 7 - Implementation Plans and Procedures for New State Fire Training Curriculum  
Attachment 8 - CAIRS Quarterly Reporting Update  
Attachment 9 - UPDATE: Flammability Standards for Building Insulation Materials Working Group (AB127): Update on the working group’s possible implementation recommendations to the State Fire Marshal  
 

 

 

August 21, 2014 Attachment 1- May 22, 2014 Draft Minutes August 21, 2014
Attachment 2 - El Camino College Reaccreditation  
Attachment 3 - Firefighter I Certification Exam Process  
Attachment 4 - Sierra College Beta Test  
Attachment 5 - IFSAC Pro Board Certification Implementation  
Attachment 6 - NWCG NIMS and CICCS Courses  
Attachment 7 - Trench Rescue Technician Curriculum  
Attachment 8 - Upcoming Curriculum Projects  
Attachment 9 - Fireworks Update  
Attachment 10 - CAIRS Quartly Update  
Attachment 11 AB 127 Work Group Update  
Attachment 12 - Fire and Life Safety Division Update  
   

 

May 22, 2014 ATTACHMENT 1 - Feb 20 Draft MINUTES May 22, 2014 (Draft)
Attachment 2 - Fresno College Accreditation  
Attachment 3 - Merrit College Accreditation  
Attachment 4 - Bakersfield College Re-Accreditation  
Attachment 5 - LAFD Academy Re-Accreditation  
Attachment 6 - Sierra College Re-Accreditation  
Attachment 7 - Company Officer  
Attachment 8 - Fire Instructor I-II  
Attachment 9 - Trench Rescue Curriculum Update  
Attachment 10 - Flammability Standards for Building Insulation Materials  
Attachment 11 - Fire Engineering Division Update  
Attachment 12 - CAIRS Incident Reports  
   

 

February 20, 2014 Attachment 1 -NOV 2013 SBFS DRAFT Meeting Minutes February 20, 2014
Attachment 2 - Fire Fighter I Curriculum  
Attachment 3 - Fire Fighter II Curriculumn  
Attachment 4 - CA Reps to NFPA ProQual Committee  
Attachment 5 - Bakken Crude Oil  
Attachment 6 - STEPP  
Attachment 7 - CAIRS 2013 4th Quarter Statistics  
Attachment 8 - Unified Response to Violient Incidents  
   

 

November 21, 2013 Attachment 1 - Aug 22, 2013 Draft Meeting Minutes November 21, 2013
Attachment 2 - ARTP-ALA Accreditation Site Visits  
Attachment 3 - Curriculum Development Task Force Update  
Attachment 4 - Fire Fighter I Curriculum  
Attachment 5 - CICCS 2014 Qualification Guide  
Attachment 6 - Active Shooter Incident Training Program.pdf  
Attachment 7 - Hybrid Internet  
Attachment 8 - IAFF Equivalency  
Attachment 9 - Fire Engineering Update  
Attachment 10 - Fireworks Disposal Update  
Attachment 11 - Code Development  
Attachment 12 - CAIRS  
   

 

August 22, 2013 Attachment 1 - May 23, 2013 Draft Meeting Minutes August 22, 2013
Attachment 2 - SFT Curriculum Development Update  
Attachment 3 - CAIRS - CA Fire Statistics  
Attachment 4 - Fireworks Disposal Update  
   

 

May 23, 2013 Attachment 2 - Curriculum Development Task Force Update May 23, 2013
Attachment 3 - AAIM  
Attachment 4 - Advanced Rope Rescue  
Attachment 5 - Fire Fighter Survival Equivlency  
Attachment 6 - Imperial Valley College Accreditation  
Attachment 7 - Fireworks Disposal Update  
Attachment 8 - SB-1394 Implementation  
Attachment 9 - Aboveground Petroleum Storage Tank Program  
Attachment 10 - Title 19 CCR - Portable Fire Extinguisher Program  
   

 

January 17, 2013 Draft Minutes- March 22, 2012 January 17, 2013
(Amended) 2013 CA Bldg Std Codes T-24  
  Fireworks Update  
  SB 1394 Update  
  CAIRS 2012 Fire Statistics  
  CA 2011-2012 Fire Statistics Rpt  
  Wildland Fire Prev. Report  
  Kaplan University Course Credit  
  Concepts of Rev. Cert. System (Revised)  
  IAFF Fireground Survival Prgm  
  Driver-Operator Aerial Tiller Truck  
  CIRM Driver-Operator Aerial Tiller Truck  
  Driver-Op. Course Outline (Draft)  
  Fire-Rescue Vessel Ops  
  Fire-Rescue Vessel Ops Course Plan  
  CICCS Update  
  CICCS Update 7-16-2012  
  Additions-CICCS Equivalency Matrix  
  Course Equivalencies Matrix  
  Type3 IMT Program Overview  
  Type3 IMT Positions  
  NIMS ICS All-Hazards Pos. Specific Training Prgm  
  NIMS ICS All-Hazards Prgm Guide  
  Ref.Manual- Training Instructor 1 Series  
  Training Instructor 1A  
  Training Instructor 1B  
  Training Instructor 1C  
  College of the Desert Accreditation  
  ARC Re-Accreditation  
   

 

March 22, 2012 Draft Minutes- August 18, 2011 March 22, 2012
SFT Mission Alignment  
CDA Report  
March 2012 Fireworks Update  
2009-2010 Fire Statistics  
Pipeline Safety Report  
PSAC Minutes 5-24-11  
PSAC Member Roster  
   

 

August 18, 2011 Minutes - February 17, 2011 August 18, 2011
Emergency Vehicle Tech CTS  
Certification Capstone Task Book Process  
Draft Training Instructor Cert Capstone Task Book  
Draft Fire Inspector I Cert Capstone Task Book  
Rio Hondo College Reaccrediation  
Supplement to Title 24, 2010 CA Building Standards Codes  
   

 

February 17, 2011 February 17, 2011
November 09, 2010  
   

 

July 22, 2010 July 22, 2010
   

 

February 17, 2010 February 17, 2010
   

 

November 04, 2009 November 04, 2009 (Revised)
   

 

June 24, 2009 June 24, 2009
   

 

February 25, 2009 February 25, 2009 (Revised)
   

 

December 2008 Meeting Cancellation Notice  
   

 

September 10, 2008 September 10, 2008
   

 

June 04, 2008 June 04, 2008
   

 

May 2008 Meeting Cancellation Notice  
   

 

February 20, 2008 February 20, 2008
   

 

November 2007 Meeting Cancellation Notice  
   

 

August 15, 2007 August 15, 2007
   

 

February 28, 2007 February 28, 2007
   

 

October 25, 2006 October 25, 2006
   

 

May 29, 2003 May 29, 2003
   

 

April 24, 2003 April 24, 2003
   

 

February 26, 2003
   

 

October 30, 2002
   

 

November 02, 2000
   

 

August 10, 2000

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