National Wildfire Coordinating Group

CalFire (Northern)

Geographic Area:
Northern California
Source:
CalFire
Map Location:
Bieber, CA
Kneeland, CA
Vina, CA
Howard Forest (Willits), CA
Boggs Mountain (Middletown), CA
Columbia, CA
Alma (Los Gatos), CA
Map Location Number:
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Make & Model:
Note: Photo may be only a representation of the available helicopter and is not necessarily a photo of the actual helicopter
5- Blackhawk S70Is, 2-Bell 205 UH-1H Restricted Super Huey. UH-1H at 1 and 2. S70i at 3, 4, 5, 6, 7.

Bell 205 (UH-1H) Restricted Super Huey, photographer Alan Radacki
Recovery Device or Method:
Hoist
FM Radio Programmable:
Yes
Ordering Procedure:

911 dispatch centers should coordinate requests through appropriate CA GACC.

UH-1H at 1, 2. S70i at 3, 4, 5, 6, 7.

Cal Fire has helicopter bases throughout CA and is available for emergency use determined by location and need. For Northern CA, contact ONC GACC (24 hour #): 530-226-2800

Administrative Information:

Payment: Payment through normal ordering process.

Notes:

Cal Fire has helicopter bases throughout CA and is available for emergency use determined by location and need. Rescue is a priority, but the agency will not let the helicopter sit on standby on a fire for rescue/medivac only. The helicopter could be working on incident and have a delayed response.

This page was last modified on April 18, 2023