Fire Protection Planning
Weed Abatement/Pre-Fire Engineering/
Vegetation Management Program
The Fire Prevention Bureau of CAL FIRE/Butte County Fire Department is a full spectrum bureau with specialists in the areas of Fire Investigation, Criminal Law Enforcement, Public Education, Public Information, Pre-Fire Planning, Fire Protection Planning, and Life Safety Code Enforcement.
In addition to their specialist duties, regularly assigned investigators will respond to calls involving undetermined, suspicious and arson fires, as well as fires involving serious injury or death and/or high value loss.
The investigators are active members of the Butte County Fire Investigation Team, which is composed of representatives from all fire departments in the county, and CAL FIRE/Butte County Fire Department. Members of the Fire Investigation Team respond to calls upon request from represented jurisdictions as needed. The represented jurisdictions are the County of Butte, the Cities of Gridley, Biggs, Oroville, Paradise, and Chico.