Interagency Emergency Helicopter Extraction Source List, PMS 512
Emergency helicopter extraction is used to insert emergency response personnel and/or extract critically injured personnel from remote or inaccessible locations. Incident management and coordination system personnel should take the time to understand the capabilities and limitations of helicopter extraction. Read our background and consideration information section including ordering resources and mission planning.
Geographic Area: Northern California
|Source||Map Location||Map #||Make & Model||Ordering Procedure|
|CalFire (Northern)||Bieber, CA, Kneeland, CA, Vina, CA, Howard Forest, CA, Boggs Mountain, CA, Columbia, CA, Alma, CA||1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7||11 Bell 205 (UH-1H) Restricted Super Huey|
911 dispatch centers should coordinate requests through appropriate CA GACC.
|California Highway Patrol (Northern)||Auburn, CA, Redding, CA||10, 11||Airbus AS350 B3|
#23- Direct: 760 -240-8004/ After Hours: 760- 255-8760.
|Coast Guard (Northern California)||McKinleyville, CA Humboldt Bay||14||MH65D (AS365), 3 Aircraft assiged, 1 staffed 24/7|
Sector Humboldt Bay Command Center, 707-839-6113
|California National Guard||Stockton, CA||9||11- Blackhawk (UH-60) @ Mather; 8- UH60 @ Los Alamitos; 10- CH47F @ Stockton|
Hired through request for assistance to the National Interagency Coordination Center or CAL FIRE can hire though request for assistance through the Governor’s Office (CAL EMA). GACC or 911 dispatch centers should coordinate requests for military, Coast Guard, and National Guard resources through the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center (AFRCC) at phone #: 800-851-3051.
|Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Air Operations||McClellan, CA||13||2-Bell UH-1H (Fire Copter 1 and Fire Copter 2)|
Contact: Dispatch @ (916) 228-3035, AC Mike Lozano @ (916) 616-2409, CAPT Grant Russell @ (916) 628-3254, or Chief Pilot Montie Vanlandingham @ (916) 628-3097. Agency considers rescue operations as a priority mission. Available for EMS transport (ALS Certified), SAR, and Wild Land Fire Operations. AFF Capable.
|Sanislaus County Sheriff's Department||Modesto, CA||12||Bell Long Ranger 206L; 1-C30P/Bell 206B|
Contact Chief Pilot/Detective Sergeant Rob Latapie at 209-404-2668 or 209-652-9472. Or Unit Commander Lt. Mike Parker at 209-652-8526. Or Sheriff'sDepartment Communications at 209-552-3914.
|Sonoma County Sheriff||Sonoma, CA||8||Bell 407|
This aircraft is dispatched through Redcom (Sonoma Co. Fire Dispatch) 707-576-1371.