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San Diego Sheriff’s Firefighting Pilots Ready for Anything This Season

Helicopters have long been part of San Diego county’s firefighting force. But often the first choppers flying in are not from a fire department.

The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department’s Aerial Support To Regional Enforcement Agencies (ASTREA) unit plays a unique role in fire suppression and rescue operations for Cal Fire – San Diego County Fire Department.

ASTREA’s seven helicopters operate out of Gillespie Field in El Cajon, and fly about 2,000 emergency calls every year.

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