(888) 977-1635

About Us

The Fire Services Training Institute (FSTI) provides training to today’s volunteer public safety community including non-profit, industrial and tribal fire agencies.

Programs & Resources

Briefing Room with Mike Williams

Table Talk with Chief Ronny J. Coleman

Deer Valley Press Wildland Fire Training

FSTINet/LAAFMA/CalArsonNet

Alertar y Preparar Listos

Howard W. Rayon Distinguished Service Award

About Fire Services Training Institute

Welcome to the Fire Services Training Institute. This website is designed to address the needs of various viewers from within the fire service, public safety and those involved in our training programs as well as access to member services.

Our services are free, but membership is required. Once you have registered you will have immediate access to the FSTI Library Portal, “Table Talk with Ronny J. Coleman,”  and “The Briefing Room with Michael S. Williams.”

Once a member, you will also be eligible to join the Los Angeles Area Fire Marshal’s Association “LAAFMANet,” “FSTINet” and for active duty arson/cause and origin peace officers and investigators, “CalArsonNet.” These free list-serve platforms reach thousands of fellow members

providing a substantial resource for answers to most any question. They also provide an effective method to get the word out about your training events.

This site also provides information about FSTI and how you can participate in our library program and donate to help fund our projects. FSTI is supported by corporate donations and individual sponsorship.

FSTI has provided training to the volunteer public safety community since 2006. It has been our mission to provide high quality training to firefighters while at the same time promoting community safety.

Fire Services Training Institute (FSTI) is a non-profit public benefit corporation with both state and federal tax exempt status.

Our Mission

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FSTI Motto

Adapt, Overcome, Improvise and Persevere.

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Mission Statement

FSTI provides collaborative emergency preparedness training for the whole community.

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Vision Statement

FSTI shall become a respected leader in the training of the California fire service, providing quality and uniform training throughout California, by improved communication, standards, practices and training.

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The Great Truth

For standardized and quality training of the California fire service, it must be made affordable and easily available to the fire fighting community.

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The Challenge

To assure availability and quality into the 21st century, the California fire service needs standardized training and certification. To achieve this goal, private industry and individual communities must actively support fire fighter training and fire prevention programs.

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Corporate Structure

FSTI is a California non-profit, tax exempt, public benefit corporation based in Santa Barbara, California. FSTI is part of the California State Firefighters’ Association corporate family.

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The National Response Framework

It is the intent of FSTI to promote and facilitate the National Response Framework by providing quality training for public safety so as to improve the overall emergency and disaster-response readiness of all first responders. All training programs, regardless of content, will stress the principals of the plan as well as compliance with the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Standardized Emergency Management System (SEMS).

The Fire Services Training Institute (FSTI) provides training to today’s volunteer public safety community including non-profit, industrial and tribal fire agencies. Our mission is to bring quality training to firefighters and to promote community safety.

Fire Services Training Institute

Contact Us

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How to Reach Us

PO Box 550, Santa Barbara, CA 93116

(888) 977-1635

Who We Are

FSTI has provided training to the volunteer public safety community since 2006. It has been our mission to provide high quality training to firefighters while at the same time promoting community safety.

Fire Services Training Institute (FSTI) is a non-profit public benefit corporation with both state and federal tax exempt status.