Howard Forest, CA
Boggs Mountain, CA
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11 Bell 205 (UH-1H) Restricted Super Huey
All Agency helicopters are Hoist qualified using the Goodrich system (rated 600 lbs./250’ cable)
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911 dispatch centers should coordinate requests through appropriate CA GACC. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, and 9 : North Ops Resources. They can be ordered through the normal ordering process Forest/ Units place to the GACC and GAC C place with corresponding unit. Payment through normal ordering process 6, and 8: Order through normal ordering process. Forest/units place to GACC, GACC will place to San Andres ECC.
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. Southern CA, contact OSC GACC (24 hour #): 951-276-6725. Day missions only. 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.