Riverside County Fire Department Fire Crews
Bautista Conservation Camp is an institutional based camp located in the San Jacinto Mountain area of Riverside County. Bautista is a 120-man camp with six fire crews. The crews, along with emergency incidents work on projects for the CAL Fire/Riverside County Fire Department, the United Stated Forest Service, Valley Wide Parks and Recreation District, and the Metropolitan Water District.
33015 Bautista Road, Hemet CA 92544
Oak Glen Camp
Oak Glen Conservation Camp is located at the northern border of Riverside County within the San Bernardino National Forest. Southern California’s San Gorgonio Mountain Range provides forest cover to the nearly 40 acre facility. Constructed with the capacity of 160 inmate firefighters, this camp is the largest state facility of its kind, operating 7 Fire Crews. Established in 1949, the camp has since been providing inmate labor including vegetation management, community projects, facilities maintenance, and comprehensive fire protection, suppression and rehabilitation to Federal, State and Local lands within both San Bernardino and Riverside counties. Oak Glen Crews respond to incidents across California such as; wildfires, floods, search and rescue operations and earthquakes. Oak Glen Camp’s facilities also provide shelter and subsistence for crews traveling to Southern California from other areas. The team on site is a partnership of eighteen CALFIRE employees as well as fifteen Department of Corrections employees, working together, to provide excellent service to its sponsors and the community.
41100 Pine Bench Road, Yucaipa CA 92399
Norco Conservation Camp is an institution-based camp working in cooperation with the California Rehabilitation Center (CRC) located at 5th Street and Western avenue in Norco. The camp was opened November 6, 1972. With 4 fire crews, it is utilized for emergency responses statewide but primarily responds in western Riverside County and Orange County. Inmates receive fire training at Norco Camp and are then assigned directly to Norco Fire Crews. In addition to maintenance along the Lake Matthews shoreline and surrounding wildlife these reserve crews support other community projects. Norco Camp operates a Riverside County Fire Department 'Sonoma Kitchen' on major incidents within Riverside County. The Camp also manages an engraving shop that provides numerous products including nametags and ADA signage on a statewide basis.
5th and Western Blvd, Building 314
P.O. Box 279, Norco CA 91760