Welcome to FAIRA

Founded in 1988, FAIRA is the largest and only Joint Powers Authority (JPA) providing insurance and Risk Management services tailored to meet only specific needs of the Fire and Emergency Service Agencies.

Contact FAIRA for insurance protection, Risk Management and Loss Control, training materials, and other specialized services for Fire Protection Agencies in California and Nevada.

  • We can offer the broadest insurance coverage available today written exclusively for Fire and Emergency Service Agencies.
  • Lower and stable premiums available due to the purchasing power of FAIRA's 106 Members.
  • First class prompt claims handling by experienced Fire Service claims handling administrators.
  • Free (two hours) Attorney consultation regarding potential employment claims.
  • Contract and agreements review.


[Posted 12/1/2014] The FAIRA 2015/2016 Insurance Renewal Application is now available online for completion and submission. Submission deadline is February 27, 2015. Email notifications with complete instructions will be sent to Members in early December.

[Posted 2/1/2014] FAIRA is proud to welcome three new fire authorities to our list of 106 members in the Western United States.

  • Big Bear Fire Authority
  • Central Fire Authority of Sonoma County
  • Humboldt Bay Joint Powers Authority