Consolidated Fire Agencies

Report Created: 11/3/2016

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The Consolidated Fire Agencies (CONFIRE) was established pursuant to a Joint Powers Agreement dated August 20, 1990. Its purpose is to provide the items necessary and appropriate for a joint centralized public safety communications system and a cooperative program of fire-related functions (i.e. grants, emergency operations command) for the mutual benefit of the members. Member Agencies are the San Bernardino County Fire Protection District; Rancho Cucamonga Fire Protection District; and the cities of Colton, Loma Linda, Redlands, and Rialto. The following entities contract with CONFIRE: Apple Valley Fire Protection District, Baker Ambulance, Big Bear Fire Authority, County Public Works Department, Running Springs Water District, and Twentynine Palms Water District. CONFIRE has a board of directors, which consists of a representative of the governing body of each member city and district. Other post-employment benefits (OPEB) payments and obligations are not identified in the audits.