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Butte County is a place of natural beauty with countless opportunities for recreation in both rural and urban environments. Many Butte County residents live in one of the five incorporated towns or cities: Biggs, Chico, Gridley, Oroville or Paradise. Butte County government provides services to residents through 23 diverse departments. Services include elections, road maintenance, public safety, solid waste disposal, and health and human services to name a few.

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Fire Notification Center to Open for Ponderosa Fire Victims

Friday, September 01, 2017/Categories: News and Announcements

For Immediate Release: September 1, 2017, 4:30 pm
Contact: Casey Hatcher, (530) 518-3508
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OROVILLE, CA – Butte County along with the Butte County Sheriff’s Office will open a Fire Notification Center for residents impacted by the Ponderosa Fire. Residents who wish to verify if they have lost their home may receive notification and information regarding local resources to assist them in their recovery efforts.

Case Managers from the American Red Cross will be present to provide case management support. 

The purpose of the Notification Center is to provide notification of structure loss to residents. Please note, this is not a full scale Local Assistance Center. The County may determine a need for a Local Assistance Center at a later date once final damage assessments have been completed. 

202 Mira Loma Drive in Oroville, at the Department of Employment and Social Services/Public Health Administration building. 

Hours of Operation:

  • Saturday, September 2nd: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Sunday, September 3rd: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • Monday, September 4th: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Partnering Agencies:
Butte County Sheriff’s Office, Department of Employment and Social Services, and the American Red Cross

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