National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Interagency Emergency Helicopter Extraction Source List, PMS 512

Geographic Area: Northern Rockies
Source Map Location Map # Make & Model Order Response Time Ordering Procedure
Two Bear Air SAR Whitefish, MT 5 Bell 429 hoist capable 45 minutes

Request through Flathead County Dispatch. The Flathead County Sheriff's Department makes ultimate decision. 406-260-4319.

Central Montana Helitack Helena, MT 4 A-star AS-350 B3 30 minutes

Contact: Helena Interagency Dispatch Center (Day) 406 449-5475, (Night) 406 444-4242

Active Military - Airforce (Malstrom Air Force Base) Great Falls, MT 2 Bell 205 (UH-1H) 2 hours

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.

Direct contact: Malstrom Air Force Base, phone: 406-731-3801.

National Park Service (Yellowstone) Yellowstone, WY 1 A-star AS-350 B3 30 minutes

Contact: Bozeman Interagency Dispatch Center (BZC), 406-624-3830, or Yellowstone Dispatch, Laura Dooley, 307-344-2181.