Cal OES Fire and Rescue Pre-Position Resources in Anticipation of Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS)

In the days leading up to the Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) implemented by PG&E, Cal OES Fire and Rescue staff coordinated with local Operational Areas (counties) to preposition fire apparatus and personnel to augment local resources in preparation for the upcoming significant weather event.

The following resources have been requested by the counties and approved by the California State Mutual Aid Pre-Incident Preparedness Guidelines.

OES Region I

OES Los Angeles County (XLA):  CA-OES-190057 1 OES Type III Strike Team (5 OES Type III Engines) staged at Slymar (Start Time 10/8/19 @2000)

Los Angeles County (XLB):  CA-OES-190067 2 Local Government Type I Engine Strike Team (10 Local Government Engines) staged at LAC FS 89 and LAC FS 150 and 2 Dispatchers at LAC ECC (Start Date and Time 10/10/19 @ 0800)

OES Orange County:  CA-OES-190058 1 OES Strike Team (5 OES Type I Engines) staged at Orange County Fire Authority Headquarters – Irvine (Start Time 10/8/19 @ 2000)

Los Angeles County (XLC):  CA-OES-190062 1 Local Government Type III Engine and 1 Local Government Type I Water Tender staged at Glendale, Ca (Start Time 10/10/19 @ 0800)

Orange County (XOR):  CA-OES-190065 1 Local Government Type III Engine Strike Team and 1 Type 2 Water Tender staged at Orange County Fire Authority Headquarters – Irvine (Start Time 10/9/19 @1700)

Ventura County (XVE): CA-OES-190066 1 Local Government Type I Engine Strike Team staged at Camarillo, CA (Start Time 10/9/19 @ 2000)

OES Region II

Alameda County:  CA-OES-190050  1 OES Type III Strike Team (5 OES Type III Engines) staged at East Bay Hills, 1 Local Government Type III Strike Team staged at Oakland Hills, 1 Local Government Type I Water Tender staged at Oakland Hills (Start Time 10/8/19 @2000)

Contra Costa County:  CA-OES-190043 1 Type III Local Government Engine Strike Team, 1 Local Government Type 2 Dozer, 2 Local Government Type 2 Water Tenders staged at Concord area (Start Time 10/8/19 @ 2000)

Santa Cruz County:  CA-OES-190044 1 Local Government Type III Engine Strike Team, 1 Local Government Type 2 Water Tender staged at HWY 17 Corridor (Start Time 10/8/19 @ 2000)

Marin County: CA-OES-190045 1 OES Type I Strike Team (5 OES Type I Engines), 1 Local Government Type III Strike Team, 2 Local Government Type 2 Water Tenders, staged in the Central Marin Hwy 101 Corridor. (Start time 10/08/19 @ 2000) 

Santa Clara:  CA-OES-190047 1 Task Force (1 Type I Engine, 1 Type III Engines, 2 Type VI Engines, 1 Type I Water Tender, (all Local Government) staged at Southern San Jose (Start Time 10/8/19 @ 2000)

Sonoma County:  CA-OES-190048: 2 Strike Teams (10 Local Government Type III Engines), 1 OES Type 1 Water Tender, 1 Local Government Type 2 Water Tender staged at central Sonoma, CA (Start time 10/08/19 @ 2000)

Solano County: CA-OES-190049 1 Local Government Type III Strike Team, Fairfield/Vacaville area I-80 Corridor (Start Time 10/08/19 @2000)

Lake County:  CA-OES-190052:  1 Local Government Task Force (5 Type II Engines and 1 Type I Water tender) staged at Lower Lake (Start Time 10/08/19 @2000)

Napa County:  CA-OES-190046:  1 Local Government Type III Engine Strike Team, 1 Local Government Task Force, (4 Type III and 1 Type I Engine) and 1 Type II Dozer staged at HWY 29 Corridor (Start time 10/08/19 @ 2000)

OES Region III

Tehama County: CA-OES-190051 1 OES Type III Strike Team (5 OES Type III Engines) staged in Red Bluff (Start Time 10/08/19 @ 2000)

OES Region IV

Yolo County:  CA-OES-190053 1 Local Government Type III Strike Team staged at Woodland (Start Time 10/09/19 @ 0700)

Calaveras County:  CA-OES-190054: 2 Local Government Task Force (8 Type III engines, 2 Local Government, 1 Type I and 1 Type II Water Tender) staged at San Andreas (Start Time 10/09/19 @ 0700)

Tuolumne County:  CA-OES-190056: 1 Local Government Type III Strike Team staged at Sonora (Start Time 10/09/19 @ 0700)

Amador County:  CA-OES-190061: 1 Task Force (3 Local Government Type III and 1 Type VI Engines and 1 Local Government Type II Water Tenders (Start Time 10/09/19 @ 0700)

OES Region VI

Mono County:  CA-OES-190055:  1 Task Force (1 Local Government Type I Engine, 2 Local Government Type III Engines, 1 Local Government Type VI Engine, 1 Local Government Type I Water Tender) staged at Lee Vining (Start Time 10/08/19 @ 2000)

OES San Diego County:  CA-OES-190060:  1 OES Type I Engine Strike Team (5 OES Type I Engines) staged at Escondido (Start Time 10/09/19 @ 0800)

San Diego County:  CA-OES-190063 1 OES Type III Engine Strike Team (5 OES Type III Engines), 1 Local Government Type III Engine Strike Team staging – 1 in North and 1 in South County (Start Time 10/10/19 @ 0800)

OES Riverside County:  CA-OES-190059:  1 OES Type III Strike Team (5 OES Type III Engines) staged at March AFB (South Ops) (Start Time 10/08/19 @ 2000)

San Bernardino County:  CA-OES-190064:  1 OES Type I Engine Strike Team (5 OES Type I Engines), 1 Local Government Type II Hand Crew at Old Cajon Camp in Devore (Start Time 10/09/19 @ 1800)

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Shawn Boyd

Shawn Boyd joined Cal OES as a public information officer in 2014 after a 20-year career in television news as a reporter, anchor and executive producer. He's a Cal State Sacramento alum and former US Navy yeoman and Air Force brat.

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