Hoopa Fire Department and Office of Emergency Services

P.O. Box 369
11121 HWY 96
Hoopa, CA, 95546
Phone (530) 625-4366

The Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation, Hoopa Fire Department is a Self-Governance Compact Tribe, and is Compact Funded. The fire program has been in the process of building a larger workforce to staff the departments three, Type III fire engines, and three Type IV fire engines, and a Type I Water Tender. Each engine is staffed seven days a week during the fire season with five firefighters. The staffed positions have a mixed combination of permanent and temporary employees covering all levels of qualification from entry level firefighter to Engine Captain.
Hoopa participates in the national suppression effort through cooperative agreements and mutual aid. Our firefighters travel around the country to provide suppression assistance.


Hoopa Fire Department Staff:

Rod Mendes – Chief
Manuel J. Mattz – Public Information Officer
Raldon Brown – Division Chief
Nels Nelson III – Battalion Chief
Blaine McKinnon – Captain
Aaron Williams – Captain
Howard O’Neill – Captain
Timothy Casey – Captain / Water Tender Operator
Shannon Ammon – Administrative Officer
Amber Turner – Administrative Assistant
Sarah Carpenter – Office Technician

Hoopa Fire Department Interagency Training Nomination Form:
*Please print form and email and/or fax (530/625-4416) attn: Training Officer
Click Here For Form (PDF, 54KB)
Click Here For Form (MS Word, 210KB)


Hoopa Fire Department / Hoopa Office of Emergency Services Job Announcements:

*Hoopa Office of Emergency Services Coordinator position is now open for employment, attached in the PDF file is the open position announcement and the job description

Title 71 – Arson, click here for PDF

Community Wildfire Protection Plan (9/05/15), click here for PDF

Master Emergency Opertations Plan (11/08/16), click here for PDF

HVT Continuity Of Operations Plan (9/06/16), click here for PDF

Threat and Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (12/10/14), click here for PDF

Drought Contingency Plan (9/15/14), click here for PDF

Hoopa Valley Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan (5/30/14), click here for PDF

Current Fire Information/Smoke Levels: