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.
 Station 63 Oroville


63 Engines

CALFIRE Headquarters/Station 63 Replacement


Our brand new Fire Station 63, Oroville Station/Butte Unit Headquarters, is located on Nelson Ave near Hwy 70.  The station houses three engine companies and 1 bull dozer. The Type-2 engine is county funded, the two Type-3 engines and bull dozer are state funded.   The station averages 2,000 calls annually in its first-due area, with 800 of these calls assisting our local cooperator fire departments, primarily Oroville Fire Department.  Station 63 has first-due response for the communities of Thermalito, Canyon Highlands, and Cherokee, as well as a portion of Butte Valley.  The station directly protects the Department of Water Resources Thermalito Power Plant and PG&E’s Table Mountain Sub-Station.

Station 63 - 176 Nelson Ave., Oroville


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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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In an Emergency
Dial 9-1-1
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Headquarters Main Office

Phone:    530.538.7111
Fax:        530.538.7401

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Garrett Sjolund, Fire Chief
Bill Reid, Deputy Chief of Operations
Garrett Needles, Assistant Chief, Administration
Patrick Purvis, Assistant Chief, North Division
Sean Norman, Assistant Chief, South Division
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