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Posted on: March 14, 2022

Spring Forward and Check Your Alarms and Detectors!

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Now that you've moved your clocks ahead for Spring, it's a good time to check your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors, to make sure they are working properly. 

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Odor Mitigation Update from Waste Management RE: Mercaptan Spill in El Cajon

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Here is additional information from Waste Management regarding the Mercaptan spill in El Cajon. Please click on the PDF link, not the photo, for both pages of the document.Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter @heart...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

When to Call 9-1-1

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Emergency dispatchers are working at peak capacity, as are fire paramedics and other emergency medical personnel. It's critically important that there be no delay in help reaching those who need it most. Non-emergency calls to 911 could keep help...

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Posted on: December 13, 2021

Sandbags Are Available

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If you need sandbags, please visit our informational page for all the details.

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Thanksgiving Safety Tips

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Happy Thanksgiving from Heartland Fire & Rescue!

Here are some Thanksgiving Safety Tips for the upcoming holiday!

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

Stay Safe This Holiday Season!

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The holiday season can be an event-filled time of the year. To help keep celebrations as fire safe as possible, please view our Holiday Safety presentation for tips and information on cooking, decorations, and more. The presentation is viewable as a slide...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Heartland Fire & Rescue Awarded Grant from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation

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CONTACT:Andy McKellar(619) 667-1471amckellar@heartlandfire.org

Heartland Fire & Rescue Awarded Critical Lifesaving Upgrade From Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation® 

La Mesa, Calif. –...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Structure Fire on Pepper Drive in El Cajon

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On January 8, 2020 at 5:46 a.m., Heartland Fire & Rescue crews from El Cajon, assisted by crews from Lakeside Fire and San Miguel Fire, were dispatched to reports of a structure on fire in the 1600 block of Pepper Hill Drive in El Cajon. Fire crews ar...

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

Heartland Fire & Rescue Accepts New OES Engine

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December 7, 2020
Heartland Fire & Rescue accepted delivery of a new Type III Wildland Fire Engine from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES). This engine will be stationed in El Cajon and used to provide mutual aid ...
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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Structure Fire on Helix View Drive in El Cajon

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El Cajon……At approximately 3:00 a.m. Tuesday morning, Heartland Fire & Rescue crews from El Cajon and La Mesa, assisted by crews from San Miguel Fire and Santee Fire, were dispatched to reports of a garage on fire in the 1300 block of Helix View Dr in...

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