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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.

2020 HFTA Class List
HFTA Class Registration

How to Sign Up for Classes

Current News

Jul 14 - Posted agenda for Aug 4 Board of Chiefs meeting
May 1 - Posted revised 32nd academy schedule
Dec 17 - Posted training manager position opening
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32nd ACADEMY INFORMATION

Academy Scholarship 
Master schedule
Open enrollee application
27th academy youtube video
Physical Fitness and Training
Physical Agility 
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CENTRAL ZONE OPERATIONS

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 Updated Thu 1.30.20  

Central Zone Policies

County OPS Policies

A-0 Central Zone Purpose and Introduction Statement 5.8.14 County OPS Policies 5.22.19
A-0.1 Section Index
A-0.2 Contents 1.27.20
A-1 Central Zone Operations Committee 8.20.13
A-2 Review and Amendments to Operations Manual 9.16.13
A-3 Resource Grouping Definitions 4.6.12
A-5 Requesting Changes to Response Plans 9.16.13
A-6 Title Identifications 8.18.13
A-6.1 Physical Identification of Fire Apparatus 9.13.13
A-8 Fifth Responder Status for Paramedic Ambulances 2.25.19
A-9 Earthquake Occurrence & Procedure 7.11.16
A-10 Strike team task force Operations 9.5.17
A-11 Zone Coordinator, Asst Coordinator & Zone Duty Chief 12.15.19
A-12 Training Status 4.14.11
A-13 Security Boxes - Key Safes 5.8.14
A-14 Move-Up Policy 2.6.18
A-15 Incident Reporting Requirements 11.16.12
A-16 Usage of HCFA 800 MHz Freqs by Non-Fire Paramedic Ambulance 5.10.17
A-17 Replacement of Specialized Apparatus in CAD 3.26.14
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 9.20.13
B-6 Trauma Scene Clean Up 8.4.15
C-1 Personal Protective Equipment 11.20.14
C-1.1 Hand Signals 5.10.17
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) 9.20.13
C-2.3.1 RIC Exception Report
C-2.4 Firefighter Distress Call 11.3.09
C-3 Aeromedical Operations 11.6.12
C-4 Confined Space Rescue - Zone 5 2.6.18
C-5 Three Stripes 11.3.09
C-6 Heat Illness Prevention 11.2.16
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 2.6.18
D-2.4 Agency Three Letter Designator 9.17.13
D-2.5 Staff Numbering 8.7.07
D-2.6 Radio Communications 2.6.18
D-2.7 OES Radio Identifier 8.7.08
D-3 Radio Procedures 11.3.09
D-3.1 Command and Tactical Radio Channel Assignment 8.18.08
D-3.2 Radio Traffic Priority 9.20.13
D-3.3 Radio Usage 6.17.03
D-4 Dispatch Format 5.10.17
D-4.1 Alert Tones 11.5.13
D-5 Unit Status 11.3.09
D-5.1 Status Changes 4.6.12
D-6 EMS Calls from Private sector providers 5.10.17
D-7 Communication with aircraft 8.30.10
D-8 Communications with Private Ambulance Providers 9.19.16
D-9 Response to Pages 2.6.18
D-10 Emergency Button Procedure 9.0.13
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 8.19.19
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 9.5.17
D-19 2018 STL-ENG-MAC rotation dispatch spreadsheet 1.13.18
D-19.1 Strike Team Taskforce Leader Trainee Rotation 12.14.19
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 11.17.19
D-25 Request Law Backup 2.23.09
D-26 Tactical Medic Procedure 07.15.10
D-27.1 Mutual Threat Area Response Communications 8.21.12
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HFTA DOCUMENTS

DATE POSTED DOCUMENT NOTES
10.31.19 Policy manual approved 8.6.19
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

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2020 MEETING DATES AND NOTICES

BOARD OF CHIEFS
(1st Tuesday even months, 0700)
COMMISSION
(Quarterly, 2nd Thursday, 1600)
TRAINING OFFICERS
(2nd Wednesday, 0900)



January 7
February 4
April 7
June 2
August 4
October 6
December 1
January 9, elect chair / vice chair
April 9
July 9
October 8
January 8
February 12
March 11
April 8
May 13
June 10
July 8
August 12
September 9
October 14
November 11 - might change due to Veteran's day
December 9
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HFTA DOWNLOADS

DATE POSTED DOCUMENT NOTES / DESCRIPTION / LINK
6.23.17 2017 STEN region VI update Powerpoint - 23 meg
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
2.11.20 HTF live burn IAP fillable Acrobat - updated from Aug 2019 version
9.17.19 HTF live burn IAP fillable pre-filled objectives Acrobat
9.19.19 Live fire training policies Acrobat
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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

Foundation Brochure

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Training manager posting
Training manager brochure
Training manager job description

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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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