The IT division is responsible for the operation and support of the Fire Service Training Records System (FSTRS) & Virginia Fire Incident Reporting System (VFIRS). The IT division also manages all State Fire Marshals databases and the VDFP domain of the Virginia Learning Center. Additionally, the Information Technology Division functions consist of supporting other internal agency applications and IT equipment and being the liaison to the Commonwealth’s IT collaborate, VITA.
The Fire Service Training Record System (FSTRS) tracks the training program delivered by the agency to the individual first responders throughout the Commonwealth. Troubleshooting operations are conducted to enable the user to better utilize the system. In addition to web access support, the Virginia Fire Service community may contact VDFP via their toll free number, 1-866-4VAFIRE (1-866-482-3473). The user-access point of the FSTRS is a secure web-link to all individual training records which meet and or exceed Privacy Act 1971 standards.