Fire Asset Status Tracker (FAST)



The Fire Asset Status Tracker (FAST) was developed and will be implemented as a modern, mobile application to optimize the California Fire Service and Rescue Emergency Mutual Aid System resource order filling and mobilization processes. The application will allow local fire agencies to provide real-time resource status updates while streamlining communication, improving coordination, and easing decision-making across the fire service to expedite all-hazard resources assignments and minimize losses to life and property.


FAST proactive Impacts to the California Fire Service:

  • Provide a primarily mobile application
    • Simplify the user experience
    • Allow real-time status updates
  • Track statewide all-hazard fire resources
    • Cal OES Fire & Rescue Assignments
    • Local Government Apparatus and Overhead
    • Track Resource Statuses
  • Rapidly onboard agencies via Mutual Aid Reimbursement (MARS)
    • Primary and Secondary User Access
  • Provide intel with robust data collection
    • Inventory Tracker survey
    • Fleet Management & Out of Service process
    • Real-time dashboards and MACS 405 reports
  • Enable integration capabilities
    • Slack
    • Esri / ArcGIS


FAST Project Status and Rollout:

  • Completed Final UAT feedback with Program Team on February 1, 2024.
  • Finished development and deployed to production on February 5, 2024.
  • Presented Production Release Overview and Demo on February 15, 2024.
  • Present to Cal OES Fire and Rescue Chiefs on February 28, 2024.
  • Enable production environment access to OES Fire and Rescue stakeholders.
  • Prepare/Schedule presentation to Cal OES
  • Rollout to the California Fire Service though an enhanced training plan.


For any questions not answered in the FAQ link, please email the California Fire and Rescue Coordination Center at


For report issues, request access, or other application assistance please to email to