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South Ops National Interagency Hotshot Crew

Arrowhead IHC
Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP 
PO Box 925 
Kings Canyon, CA 93633 

 

Joe Suarez, Superintendent 
Email 
Joe

Brian Hughes, Operations Captain
Email Brian

(559) 285-9128 (Cell)
(559) 335-2042 (Office) 
(559) 335-2039 (Fax)

Days Off:  Friday/Saturday


Arroyo Grande IHC
Los Padres National Forest
460 HI Mountain Rd
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

Duty location for crew:
Arroyo Grande, CA

Mike Hickey, Superintendent 
Email Michael
(805) 459-9863 (Cell)

Phil Hernandez, Captain
Email Phil

Craig Melia, Captain
Email Craig

(805) 481-4391 (Station)
(805) 925-9538 (District)
(805) 481-7352 (Fax)


Bear Divide IHC
Angeles NF
Bear Divide Station
21501 N. Sand Canyon Road
Santa Clarita, CA 91387

Duty location for crew: San Fernando, CA

 

Brian Anderson, Superintendent
Email 
Brian
(818) 456-2816 (Cell)

Joshua Thomas, Captain
Email Joshua

(818) 261-4490

Doug Bennick, Captain 
Email Doug
(818) 599-4459

(818) 362-1216 (Station)
(661) 252-0043 (Fax)

Days Off:  Wednesday/Thursday/Friday


Big Bear IHC
San Berardino National Forest
P.O Box 290
Fawnskin, CA 92333

Duty location for crew: Fawnskin, CA

Big Bear Hotshots

Frank Esposito, Superintendent
Email Frank
(909) 382-2827
 (Office)

Branden Davis, Captain
Email Branden
(909) 382-2827
 (Office)

Cody Zetlmaier, Captain 
Email Cody
(909) 382-2827
 (Office)

(909) 382-2847 (Station)


Breckenridge IHC
Sequoia National Forest 
Kern River RD
7333 Caliente/Bodfish Rd.
Caliente, CA. 93518

Duty location for crew: Havilah, CA

James Robertson, Superintendent 
Email James

Cory Correa, Captain 
Email Cory

Ryan Lobre, Captain 
Email Ryan


(661) 867-2381 (Station)
(661) 867-2615 (Fax)

Days Off:  Sunday/Monday 


Crane Valley IHC
Sierra National Forest
Bass Lake RD
57003 Road 225 
North Fork, CA 93643

Duty location for crew: North Fork, CA

Charles Berner, Superintendent 
Email Chuck
(559) 580-0061 (Cell)

Matthew E. Dunlap, Captain
Email Matt

(559) 779-1173 (Cell)

Robert Moreno, Captain
Email Robert
(559) 392-4023 (Cell)

(559) 877-2717 (Station 1)
(559) 877-2707 (Station 2)

(559) 877-2218 (Ranger District)
(559) 877-3108 (Fax)

Days Off: Sunday/Monday


Dalton IHC 
Angeles National Forest
1090 Glendora Mt. Road
Glendora, CA 91741

Duty location for crew: Glendora, CA

Scott Gorman, Superintendent
Email Scott
(626) 335-8600 (Office)

Anthony Powers, Captain 
Email Anthony

Isaac Beaza, Captain
Email Isaac

(626) 335-8600 (Station)

Days Off: Friday/Saturday


Del Rosa IHC
San Bernardino National Forest
Cajon Ranger District
4121 Quail Canyon
San Bernardino, CA 92404

Duty location for crew: Lytle Creek, CA

Del Rosa IHC

Neil Gamboa, Superintendent
Email Neil

David Borero, Captain
Email David

Uriel Ortega, Captain 
Email Uriel

(909) 383-5567 (Station)
(909) 886-8462 (Fax)
(909) 225-8085 (Cell)


Fulton IHC
Sequoia National Forest  
Kern River Ranger District
P.O. Box 343
Glennville, CA 93226

Duty location for crew: Glennville, CA

Josh Acosta, Superintendent
Email Josh
(760) 608-3633
 (Cell)

Daniel Hammond, Captain
Email Daniel

Greg Cole, Captain
Email Greg

(661) 536-8311 (Station primary)
(661) 536-8532 (Station 2nd line)
(760) 379-5646 (District)
(661) 536-8532 (Fax)

Days Off: Tuesday/Wednesday


Golden Eagles IHC
Sycuan Fire Department
5449 Sycuan Road
El Cajon, CA 92019

Duty location for crew: El Cajon, CA

Rick Madrigal, Superintendent
Email 
Rick
(619) 333-9036 (Cell)

Robert Villegas Jr., Assistant Superintendent
Email Robert
(619) 333-9038 (Cell)

(619) 445-2893 (Office)
(619) 557-5262 (Monte Vista Dispatch)
(619) 445-6991 (Fax)

Days Off: Saturday/Sunday


Groveland IHC
Stanislaus NF, 
Groveland Ranger District
24545 Highway 120
Groveland, CA 95321

Duty location for crew: Groveland, CA

Pat Laeng, Superintendent
Email Pat

(209) 770-6002 (Cell)

Joe Pearlman, Captain
Email Joe
(209) 962-7825 x586 

Sean Gast, Captain
Email Sean
(209) 962-7825 x576

(209) 962-7825 ext 575 (Station)
(209) 962-7825 (District)
(209) 962-7412 (Fax)

Days Off: Friday/Saturday


Horseshoe Meadow IHC
Sequoia NF
Hume Lake Ranger District
Pinehurst Work Center
53921 Hwy 245
Miramonte, CA 93641

Duty location for crew:  Pinehurst, CA

Jose Gonzales, Superintendent
Email Jose

Jeremy Loyd, Captain
Email Jeremy

Dustin Hallam, Captain
Email 
Dustin

(559) 336-2651 (Station)
(559) 336-2551 (Work Center)
(559) 338-2251 (District)
(559) 336-2810 (Fax)


Inyo IHC
Inyo National Forest
351 Pacu Lane
Bishop, CA 93514

Duty location for crew:  Bishop, CA

Lance Rosen, Superintendent
Email Lance
(760) 937-1806 (Cell)

(760) 873-2542 (Station 1)
(760) 873-2506 (Station 2)
(760) 873-2500 (District)
(760) 873-2493 (Fax)

Days Off: Friday/Saturday


Kern Valley IHC
Central California District Office
3801 Pegasus Dr.
Bakersfield, CA 93308

Nathan Nelms, Superintendent
Email Nathan
(661) 391-6054 (Office)
(661) 432-0852 (Cell)

Kyle Clendenen, Assistant Superintendent
Emai Kyle
(661) 391-6056 (Office)
(661) 369-2823 (Cell)

(661) 391-6056 (Station)
(661) 391-6000 (District)
(661) 391-6072 (Fax)


Kings River IHC
Sierra NF
Trimmer Work Center
34849 Maxon Road
Sanger, CA 93657

Duty location for crew: Trimmer, CA

Joaquin Marquez, Superintendent
Email Joaquin
(559) 855-8321 ext. 3430
(559) 240-6066 (Cell)

Adam Hernandez, Captain
Email Adam
(559) 855-8321 ext. 3431

Steve Zavala, Captain
Email Steve
(559) 855-8321 ext. 3432

(559) 855-8321 (Work Center)
(559) 855-2666 (Fax)

Days Off: Friday/Saturday/Sunday


Laguna IHC
Cleveland NF
Descanso Ranger District
24321 Viejas Grade Road
Descanso, CA 91916

Duty location for crew:   Alpine, CA

Laguna IHC

Jim Huston, Superintendent
Email Jim
(619) 445-1042 ext. 71020

Steve Vigil, Captain
Email Steve
(619) 445-1042 ext.71022

Chris Talbot, Captain
Email Chris
(619) 445-1042 ext 71021


(619) 445-6235 (District)
(619) 659-5708 (Fax)

Days Off: Thursday/Friday/Saturday


Little Tujunga IHC
Angeles National Forest
Little Tujunga River RD
12371 N. Little Tujunga Canyon Road
San Fernando, CA 91342

Duty location for crew: San Fernando, CA

Little Tujunga IHC

Oscar Vargas, Superintendent
Email Oscar
(626) 802-0135 (Cell)

Pedro Marron, Captain
Email Pedro
(818) 899-1900 x239 (Office)

Gregory Stenmo, Captain
Emil Gregory
(818) 899-1900 x252 (Office)

(818) 899-1990 x 239 (Station)
(818) 896-6727 (Fax)

Days Off: Sunday/Monday/Tuesday


Los Padres IHC
Los Padres NF
Santa Barbara Ranger District
3505 Paradise Rd
Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Duty location for crew: Santa Barbara, CA

Steve Molacek, Superintendent
Email Steve

Thomas Woods, Captain
Email Tom


Matt Aoki, Captain
Email Matt

(805) 967-3481 ext.238/239 (Station)
(805) 967-3481 (District)
(805) 967-7312 (Fax)
(805) 450-7794 (Cell)

Days off: Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday


Mill Creek IHC
San Bernardino National Forest
Front Country Ranger District

Mill Creek Station
34701 Mill Creek Road
Mentone, CA 92359

Duty location for crew: Mentone, CA

Mill Creek IHC

John Ellison, Superintendent
Email John
(909) 382-2903 (Office)

(909) 219-0363 (Cell)

Howard Deets, Captain 
Email Howard
(909) 382-2904 (Office)

Ernesto Rubio, Captain 
Email Ernesto
(909) 382-2902 (Office)

(909) 382-2903 (Station)
(909) 382-2881 (District)
(909) 794-1125 (Fax)

Days Off: Saturday/Sunday


Palomar IHC
Cleveland NF
Palomar Ranger District

1634 Black Canyon Rd 
Ramona, CA 92065

Duty location for crew: Ramona, CA

Palomar IHC

Stan Hill, Superintendent
Email Stan
(619) 881-7825 (Cell)

Eddie Arellano, Captain
Email Eddie
(951) 751-0818 (Cell)

Jose Ortega, Captain
Email Jose
(951) 751-8326 
(Cell)

(951) 767-2792 (Station)
(760) 788-0250 (District)
(951) 767-0659 (Fax)

Days Off: Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday


Sierra IHC 
Sierra NF
Bass Lake Ranger District
43060 Hwy. 41
Oakhurst, CA 93644
 


Duty location for crew:  Oakhurst, CA

Alan Roby, Superintendent
Email Alan
(559) 877-2218 ext. 3288 (Office)
(559) 779-1199 (Cell)

Christpher Fernandez, Captain
Email Christopher
(559) 877-2218 ext. 3289

(559) 877-2218 (station)
(559) 683-7258 (fax)

Days Off: Wednesday/Thursday/Friday


Springville IHC
Sequoia, NF 
Western Divide RD
32588 Highway 190
Sequoia NF
Springville, CA 93265

Duty location for crew: Springville, CA

Joaquin Medina, Superintendent 
Email Joaquin


Jeremy Bush, Captain 
Email Jeremy

(559) 539-2607 ext.2269

Robert Nevarez, Captain 
Email Robert

(559) 539-2607 ext. 2268

(559) 539-2607 (Station) 
(559) 539-0319 (Fax)

Days Off: Friday/Saturday


Stanislaus IHC 
Stanislaus NF
Mi-Wuk Ranger District
19777 Greenley Road
Sonora, CA 95370

Duty location for crew:  Springville, CA

Shawn Baker, Superintendent
Email Shawn
(209) 768-4197

Brandon Hull, Captain
Email Brandon

Timothy Markin, Captain
Email Timothy

(209) 532-3935 (Station)
(209) 586-3234 (District)
(209) 532-2932 (Fax)

Days Off: Sunday/Monday


Texas Canyon IHC
Angeles NF
Santa Clara-Mojave Ranger District
30800 Bouquet Canyon Road
Saugus, CA 91390

Duty location for crew: Saugus, CA

John Armstrong , Superintendent
Email John
(661) 803-8077 
(Cell)

Danny Breuklander, Captain 

Joe Bunton, Captain 


(661) 296-8418 (Station)
(661) 269-2808 (District)
(661) 296-0573 (Fax)

Days Off: Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday


Vista Grande IHC
San Bernardino NF
San Jacinto Ranger District
PO Box 518
Idyllwild, CA 92549

Duty location for crew: Idyllwild, CA

Jesse Estrada, Superintendent
Email Jesse

(951) 315-5860 (Cell)

Tony Sandrini, Captain
Email Tony

Earl Wilson, Captain

(951) 849-5750 (Station)
(909) 382-2921 (District)
(951) 922-2482 (Fax)

Days Off: Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday


Valyermo IHC 
Angeles National Forest
Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers Ranger District 
29835 Valyermo Road
P.O. Box 15
Valyermo, CA 93563

Duty location for crew: Valyermo, CA

Branden Davis, Superintendent
Email Branden 
(661) 944-2188 x229 (Office)

(626) 632-1146 (Cell)

Matt Ramsteadt, Captain 
Email Matt 
(661) 944-2188 x228 (Office)

(626) 632-1146 (Cell)

Garrett Davis, Captain 
Email Garrett
(661) 944-2188 x227 (Office)

(626) 304-6758 (Cell)


 

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