It is the mission of the Butte County Cooperative Fire Agencies to provide professional services to protect lives, property, and environment to those residing, working, or traveling within the unincorporated areas of Butte County, the Cities of Oroville, Biggs, Gridley, and the Town of Paradise.
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CAL FIRE/Butte County Fire has served the citizens of Butte County since 1931.  It has been a privilege and honor to protect this great community.  We would like to hear from you on how we are doing!    We appreciate the feedback from the community we serve on what we have done well, or what may need improvement.  Thank you. 

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If there is a Firefighter, group of Firefighters, a Fire Station, or other CAL FIRE/Butte County Fire personnel that you feel has gone above and beyond the call of duty please fill out our Nominate a Hero form so we can recognize that individual(s). 

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 Location and Hours

Butte County Fire
176 Nelson Avenue
Oroville CA, 95965

Office Hours
Monday to Friday
8:00am to 5:00pm
Excludes Holidays

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Butte County Fire

In an Emergency
Dial 9-1-1
Arson Hotline

Headquarters Main Office

Phone:    530.538.7111
Fax:        530.538.7401

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 Butte County Fire CALFIRE

Garrett Sjolund, Fire Chief

Bill Reid, Deputy Chief of Operations

Garrett Needles, Assistant Chief, Administration

Patrick Purvis, Assistant Chief, North Division

Byron Vance, Assistant Chief, Special Projects

Sean Norman, Assistant Chief, South Division

Chris Tenns, Assistant Chief, City of Oroville

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