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Posted on: March 23, 2021

March 24 2021 -- Odor Due to Equipment Work in El Cajon

Tomorrow, March 24, between 8 and 9 am, Waste Management in El Cajon will be working on piece of equipment at their location on O’Connor Street, near Bradley and N. Marshall. The work may produce a strong odor from Mercaptan.  Also know...

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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: October 8, 2020

New Earthquake Early Warning App Available!

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Between COVID-19 and wildfires, Californians have had plenty of emergencies to think about. But we can never forget that earthquakes can happen anywhere and at any time. 
The MyShake App, a smartphone app developed in partnership with Cal OES and ...
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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Visit the Heartland Fire Holiday Safety Information Page!

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Please visit our new page for resources to keep your fall and winter holidays fire safe!

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Information on Fires & Emergencies

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For the most up-to-date information on fires or other emergencies in San Diego, please visit the San Diego County Emergency Site. You can also register at AlertSanDiego to obtain updates and download the SD Emergency app on your phone.

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

Fireworks Safety Facts and Tips

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Fireworks are often used to mark special events and holidays.

The only safe way to view fireworks is to attend a professional show. With many professional firework shows being canceled this year, it is important to know that fireworks are not safe in the h...

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

County of San Diego Seeking Damage Information from April 5 - April 10, 2020 Rain Event

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During the April 5 - April 10, 2020 rain event, many homes and businesses were impacted by flooding. The County of San Diego is seeking damage information from individuals and businesses affected by this storm. This information will be used to establish d...

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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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