CalFire (Southern)

Geographic Area:
Southern California
Source:
CalFire
Map Location:
Bear Valley, CA
Gillespie, CA
Hemet Ryan, CA
Prado, CA
Map Location Number:
1
2
3
4
Make & Model:
Note: Photo may be only a representation of the available helicopter and is not necessarily a photo of the actual helicopter
11 Bell 205 (UH-1H) Restricted Super Huey

Bell 205 (UH-1H) Restricted Super Huey, photographer Alan Radacki
Helicopter Type:
Hoist
Hoist Type:
All Agency helicopters are Hoist qualified using the Goodrich system (rated 600 lbs./250’ cable)
FM Radio Programmable:
Yes
Ordering Procedure:
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.
Notes:

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.

This page was last modified on May 6, 2019