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Sonoma County Fire Welcomes New Helicopter for Firefighting and Rescue

Firefighters want to remind everybody of the cooler weather that will be brought by the coming winter season, and this is a great time to check your chimneys for debris before use, to prevent chimney fires. We have already started to see some rain this season, and we want to remind everybody to drive slower and increase your following distance while driving due to slick roads and unexpected downed trees.

Sonoma County Fire District

We are very excited to announce the launch of our new helicopter, call sign, “Sonoma County 1!” Oct. 15, 2022, Sonoma County 1, went live and is responding to calls. Sonoma County Fire District (SCFD), in partnership with REACH Air Medical Services (REACH), announced that its new public safety helicopter base, located at the Sonoma County Airport, is now in service. The Airbus H135 helicopter is operated as part of a public-private partnership agreement between the two organizations. Beginning immediately, the new base will provide aerial fire reconnaissance, search and assist capabilities and critical care medical transport to Sonoma County and the surrounding areas. The operation will expand to include aerial firefighting utilizing a helicopter bucket system.

Read more on this story at the Sonoma County Gazette

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