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Huntington Fire now has an ISO Protection Class Rating!

HLVFD has earned it's first ever protection class rating which should greatly reduce the amount you pay for fire insurance! Areas on the east of the Lake within 1,000 feet of a fire hydrant and all of the Dowville Tract now has a six (6) rating based on amount of water available for a fire from fire hydrants. The rest of the Lake has been assigned a 6Y rating which is based on how much water the Fire Department can bring to a fire.

Should your tract wish to improve your protection class rating contact the fire chief about requirements of your water system.

Residents are encouraged to contact their insurance agents right away!

Click the insurance button above to read more!


The "College Fire"

Click the picture on the right to see a slide show, two dash cam videos and three TV news reports of the cabin fire in Lower Deer Creek Track across from the College Campground.

 


Huntington Fire invites your comments on our 2014-2015 OHV Grant Applilcation!

Your fire department has applied again this year for a grant from the State of California's Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Division to purchase equipment and accessoires for our 'side-by-side' UTV. This new equipment will extend the mission of our Teryx 4 to serve people on OHV snowmobile trails during the winter as well as for off-highway medical rescues in the Sierra National Forest during the spring, summer and fall.

The grant includes funds to purchase snow tracks, "cab enclosure", heater, fenders, rearview mirror, a snow plow, and a highlift jack kit.

We need your ideas and support!

You can read HLVFD's preliminary application, which will be available on-line on March 3rd at www.ohv.parks.ca.gov. We encourage you to make comments and provide input to help us improve our program and/or grant application between March 3, 2015 and April 6, 2015.

E-Mail your comments and suggestions to BOTH the Fire Chief and the Grant Administrator at California Parks OHV Division, Walt Saborio.

Walt.Saborio@parks.ca.gov
Chief@hlvfd.org


Contact Information

When trying to reach us in an emergency, ALWAYS DIAL 911 !

A single 911 call initiates an immediate response from HLVFD and gets an ambulance rolling from the American Ambulance station in Shaver Lake (if it is a medical emergency).

For informational inquiries, please use either our telephone or email listed below.

Telephone:
Business Phone: 559-297-9450
Chief's Cell: 925-364-0699
Station 62: 559-893-2347

Business Address:
125 E Barstow Suite 109
Fresno, CA 93710


Electronic mail:
General Information: Chief's E-mail
Training Officer: Training 62

 

Some links of interest:
Sierra National Forest Web site
Sierra National Forest Maps
Sierra National Forest Road Conditions
Highway 168 Road Conditions
Channel 30 Chair One Web Cam
Weather
Automated Weather Station on Dam #1
Campfire Permits
Campfire Restrictions
Burn Day Status
Ponderosa Voice & Internet Services

 

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