San Diego Fire Rescue Department

Geographic Area:
Southern California
San Diego Fire Rescue Department
Map Location:
San Diego, CA
Map Location Number:
Make & Model:
Note: Photo may be only a representation of the available helicopter and is not necessarily a photo of the actual helicopter
Bell 212 HP, 412 EP

Bell 412 EP, photographer Adrian Pingstone
Helicopter Type:
Hoist Type:
Goodrich, External (rated 600lbs/ 250’cable)
FM Radio Programmable:
Ordering Procedure:
GACC or 911 or SDFD Dispatch Center @ 858-974-9891. CAL FIRE: Units place order to the GACC and GACC can go direct to San Diego Co. Federal: Units place order to the GACC and the GACC can use the Cleveland NF Agreement to hire the helicopter.

Must have prior approval to leave the Unit except on initial attack fires with local neighbors. Rescue is a priority, but agency will not let the helicopter be on standby for a fire rescue/medivac.

This page was last modified on May 6, 2019