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Welcome to the website for the Thomas H. Owen Heartland Fire Training Facility. Located in El Cajon California, this facility provides ongoing training for the cities of El Cajon, La Mesa, Lemon Grove and Santee; the fire protection districts of Alpine, Bonita, Lakeside and San Miguel, San Diego County Fire authority, Barona and Viejas.
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Current News
Jan 19 - Posted Instructor 1 class
Jan 13 - Posted new and updated files to Central Zone page and Administrative Analyst Employment Opportunities
A-0.2 Contents | A-10 Strike Team Taskforce Ops | C-6 Heat Illness Prevention | D-16 Unit Identifiers
Jan 11 - Posted Commissioner's meeting agenda
Jan 10 - Posted new course registration instructions
Dec 22 - Added Truck academy file (850 Mbyte) to San Diego County Training Officers Association page
Dec 16 - Posted Company Officer 2A and S290 classes
Nov 29 - Posted Regional Training Foundation brochure
Nov 15 - Posted dedication to Thomas H Owen
Nov 11 - Posted 2017 academy schedule
Nov 3 - Posted revised Course Registration and Payment Information
Sep 19 - Posted revised contents, move up and communications with private ambulance policies
Sep 10 - Posted 29th general academy information, open enrollee application and sponsored enrollee application, S 290 and HAZMAT IC classes
Aug 4 - Posted new Joining the Fire Service in San Diego County document and 2017 training calendar
July 19 - Posted revised earthquake procedure and phonetic alphabet documents
Jun 28 - Posted revised county ops policy
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ACADEMY INFORMATION

27th academy youtube video

General fire academy information

Open enrollee application

Sponsored enrollee application

Physical Fitness and Training

Physical Agility Test

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CENTRAL ZONE OPERATIONS

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Central Zone Policies

County OPS Policies

A-0 Central Zone Purpose and Introduction Statement Operations Policies
A-0.1 Section Index
A-0.2 Contents 1-2-17
A-1 Central Zone Operations Committee 8-20-13
A-2 Review and Amendments to Operations Manual 09-16-13
A-3 Resource Grouping Definitions 4-6-12
A-5 Requesting Changes to Response Plans 09-16-13
A-6 Title Identifications 8-18-13
A-6.1 Physical Identification of Fire Apparatus 09-13-13
A-8 Fifth Responder Status for Paramedic Ambulances 6-20-95
A-9 Earthquake Occurrence & Procedure 7-11-16
A-10 Strike team task force Operations 11-2-16
A-11 Zone Coordinator, Asst. Zone Coordinator, & Zone Duty Chief
A-12 Training Status 4 14 11
A-13 Security Boxes - Key Safes 5-8-14Final
A-14-T Move-Up Policy 9-19-16
A-15 Incident Reporting Requirements
A-16 Usage of HCFA 800 MHz Freqs by Non-Fire Paramedic Ambulance
A-17 Replacement of Specialized Apparatus in CAD final
B-1 Explosive Device - Call Handling 4 18 11
B-2 Hazardous materials incident 2-17-16
B-3 High Rise Building Operations 10-09-02
B-4 Rehabilitation 09-20-13
B-6 Trauma Scene Clean Up 8-4-15
C-1 Personal Protective Equipment 11-2014
C-1.1 Hand Signals 6-25-02
C-2 Fireground Accountability 09-20-13
C2.1 ERIC 2 in -2 out Policy 09-20-13
C-2.2 Notification of trapped victims 7 6 10
C-2.3 Rapid Intervention Crew (RIC)09-20-13
C-2.3.1 RIC Exception Report
C-2.4 Firefighter Distress Call 11 3 09
C-3 Aeromedical Operations
C-4 Confined Space Rescue - Zone 5 6-25-02
C-5 Three Stripes 11 3 09
C-6 Heat Illness Prevention
D-1 Clear Text 4-6-12
D-2 Radio Identifiers 6-20-02
D-2.2 Phonetic Alphabet 6-11-16
D-2.3 Abbreviations 6-20-02
D-2.4 Agency Three Letter Designator 09-17-13
D-2.5 Staff Numbering 8-07-07
D-2.6 Radio Communications 6-20-02
D-2.7 OES Radio Identifier 8-07-08
D-3 Radio Procedures 11 3 09
D-3.1 Command and Tactical Radio Channel Assignment draft 8-18-08
D-3.2 Radio Traffic Priority 09-20-13
D-3.3 Radio Usage 6-17-03
D-3.4 Radio Alias Identifier Draft
D-4 Dispatch Format
D-4.1 Alert Tones
D-5 Unit Status 11 3 09
D-5. 1 Status Changes 4-6-12
D-6 EMS Calls from Private sector providers 11 3 09
D-7 Communication with aircraft 8 30 10
D-8 Communications with Private Ambulance Providers 9-19-16
D-9 Response to Pages 10-14-02
D-10 Emergency Button Procedure 09-20-13
D-11.1 Multi-Tiered Wildland Dispatching 6-20-02
D-11.2 Combination Structure Wildland responses 7-01-04
D-13 Assigning Alternate Tactical Channels 2-07-00
D-14 Mobile Radio Configuration 8-04-15
D-14.1 Base Station Radio Configuration 8-04-15
D-15 Manual Dispatching (Field Responsibilities) 11 3 09
D-16 Unit Identifiers 11-2-16
D-18 Cancellation-Limitation of Outside Activity 6-20-02
D-19 Strike Team Dispatch Procedures 09-18-12
D-19 Strike Team Dispatch Spreadsheet 03-16-16
D-21 Approved Terminology
D-22 Law Enforcement Use of 800 MHz Radio System 6-20-02
D-23 Dispatch of Law Enforcement Requests to Stand Back 3-15-01
D-24 Command Procedures
D-25 Request Law Backup 2 23 09
D-26 Tactical Medic Procedure 07-15-10
D-27.1 Mutual Threat Area Response Communications
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HEARTLAND REGIONAL FIRE TRAINING FOUNDATION

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HFTA DOCUMENTS

DATE POSTED DOCUMENT NOTES
7.28.15 Policy manual
7.28.15 Strategic plan for training
7.28.15 5 year capital improvement plan
6.26.15 UASI class fee schedule
6.23.15 Injury and illness prevention program
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SDCTOA DOCUMENTS

DATE POSTED DOCUMENT NOTES
12.22.16 Truck academy 850 Mbyte zip file
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HFTA CLASS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Updated Thursday 1.19.17
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Jan 23 -27
Mon - Fri
Company Officer 2A

Feb 7 - Last day to cancel  S 290 without fee

Feb 21 - 24
Tue - Fri
S 290

Mar 6- Last day to cancel  Instructor 1 without fee

Mar 20 - 24
Mon - Fri
Instructor 1

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2017 MEETING DATES AND NOTICES

BOARD OF CHIEFS
(4th Tuesday, 0700)
COMMISSION
(Quarterly, 2nd Thursday, 1600)
TRAINING OFFICERS
(2nd Wednesday, 1330)



January 24
February 28
March 28
April 25
May 23
June 27
July 25
August 22
September 26
October 24
November 28
December 26
January 12
April 13
July 13
October 12
January 11, Elect Chair/Vice Chair
February 8
March 8
April 12
May 10
June 14
July 12
August 9
September 13
October 11
November 8
December 13
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HFTA DOWNLOADS

DATE POSTED DOCUMENT NOTES / DESCRIPTION / LINK
7.30.15 Plan B transitional fire attack Powerpoint (175 meg)
7.30.15 Rethinking RECEO vs Breaking Up with an Old Friend Acrobat
7.30.15 ISFSI - Sample Standard Operating Guideline
Residential Firefighting Strategy & Tactics
Acrobat
9.12.08 San Diego county air ops plan Powerpoint
9.05.07 HTF live burn IAP Excel
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STATE FIRE TRAINING

DATE BULLETIN
7.2.15 Current SFT certifications
 
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HOW TO BECOME A FIREFIGHTER

Thank you for your interest in joining the Fire Service. We recommend you
start with the document "Joining the Fire Service in San Diego County", then explore the
other links for additional information. You may also wish to visit the web
sites of our members who manage reserve programs. A list of these programs
can be found under "Reserve Programs" on our main page.


Joining the Fire Service in San Diego County

firefightermedic.com

Aspiring Firefighters

Realizing Your Firefighting Career

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PARTNER RESERVE PROGRAMS

Lakeside Fire Protection District

Heartland Fire and Rescue

San Diego County Fire Authority

Viejas Fire

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REGIONAL FIRE TRAINING FOUNDATION

Academy Scholarship Information

Foundation Brochure

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Administrative Analyst

Employee Application

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ADDRESS

Training Manager
1301 North Marshall Ave.
El Cajon, California 92020 

PHONE

619.441.1693 

FAX

619.596.6153 

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