Interim Fire Chief
842 Salem St.
Chico, CA 95928
PH: (530) 897-3400
FAX: (530) 895-4931
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City Employees by Department.
PROUDLY SERVING CHICO SINCE 1873
To provide the highest quality fire, rescue, emergency medical, and disaster response services to the Chico community in a caring and professional manner.
The fire department has gone through many changes since its beginning back in 1873. Learn about our past and present.
Company 1 Volunteer Firefighters are an integral part of the City fire protection system. Learn what they do and how you can become a member.
An overview of the receiving of emergency 9-1-1 calls and the dispatching of firefighting resources.
An overview of Emergency Medical Services provided by the Fire Department.
Information on City fire apparatus and a kid's tour of a fire engine and aerial ladder truck.
Information on fire safety, water safety, fire extinguishers, flammable liquids, and more.
Explanation of how fire agencies assist each other and how the Chico Urban Area Fire and Rescue Agreement works.
A preview of the specialized resources used for technical resues and hazardous materials response. Get more information on how Technical Rescue, Hazardous Materials Response, and Critical Incident Stress Debriefing are provided.
An overview of the process of becoming a firefighter. Information on specific job descriptions can be found on the Human Resources page.
Chico's 1910 Horse Drawn Steamer No. 2 at Kendall Hall, California State University, Chico, and in San Francisco at the Great Earthquake and Fire Remembrance event.