National Park Service (Sequoia-Kings Canyon)
National Park Service
Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park
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Note: Photo may be only a representation of the available helicopter and is not necessarily a photo of the actual helicopter
A-Star (AS-350 B3)
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Contact: Southern California Geographic Area Coordination Center (OSC) 951-276-6725, or CA-KNP 24hr Dispatch, 559-565-3195 or normal hour’s firedispatch 559-565-3164. Order through normal ordering procedures. Forest/unit place to GACC, GACC will place to Sequoia/Kings ECC.
Day missions only. This is a park fire/rescue helicopter. Park very seldom approves helicopter to leave the Park. Exceptions are to assist with boarder fires or rescues that affect the Park. Must have prior approval to leave the park except on IA with neighbors. Rescue is a priority, but agency will not let the helicopter be on standby for a fire rescue/medivac.