Phone: (530) 538-7111
Fax: (530) 538-7401
176 Nelson Ave,
Oroville, CA 95965
AQMD: (530) 332-9407
To protect the people of Butte County, their lives, property and livelihood, from fire and other threats to life safety in a caring and professional manner.
WHO WE ARE:
Butte County Fire Department is the largest fire department north of Sacramento, California to Eugene, Oregon. We are a combination of career and citizen volunteer firefighters.
WHO WE SERVE:
In the largest sense we serve the over 33 million people of California. Locally we serve the 200,000 plus citizens of Butte County; and the 102,000 unincorporated residents of Butte County, the 2,700 citizens of the city of Biggs and the 5,000 citizens of the city of Gridley. Through automatic and mutual aid agreements, we also serve the cities of Oroville and Chico and the town of Paradise as well as each of the surrounding counties.
Of our 42 Fire Stations we operate 64 Fire Engines, 1 Ladder Truck, 2 Heavy Rescues, 16 Water Tenders and 2 Bulldozers. We also operate a myriad of other apparatus from Air Tankers to Air Attack Units to Rescue Squads to Breathing Support Units to Hazardous Materials Units. We are leaders in the management of emergencies, and are cooperators on specialized emergency teams.