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Location

145 Boeing Avenue
Chico, CA 95973

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 3420
Chico, CA 95927-3420

EMERGENCY -- DIAL 911

New Crash Rescue 3R

Crash Rescue 3 is a 4x4 1500 gallon aircraft rescue firefighting vehicle received in February 2006. Major funding was provided by the Federal Aviation Administration.

Crash Rescuer

While the runs at Station 3 are less than other stations, a combination of its location and purpose makes it equally important. Station 3 services the City of Chico Municipal Airport which, through FAA regulations, requires the crew to be on duty and prepared for any and all incoming and outgoing commercial flights. It also serves the surrounding industrial park and residential areas.

Engine 3

Engine 3R is a wildland fire engine. It is planned for replacement in 2009.

Engine 3

Engine 3 is a 1997 Hi-Tech Type 1 fire engine and is the primary response vehicle for non-aircraft emergencies.

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Engine 3 is a 1997 Hi-Tech Type 1 fire engine and is the primary response vehicle for non-aircraft emergencies.

Utility 3

Utility 3 is used to refuel the crash rescue units so they do not have to leave the airport.

Station Three

Station Three

Assigned Equipment and 2008 Runs

  • Engine 3 - 489
  • Engine 3R - 31
  • Crash Rescue 3 - 10
  • Crash Rescue 3R - 5
  • Utility 3 - 16
  • Total Runs: 551

2008 City Emergency Incidents in First Due Area by Month

  • January - 66
  • February - 68
  • March -56
  • April - 67
  • May - 71
  • June - 43
  • July - 80
  • August - 68
  • September - 67
  • October - 71
  • November - 57
  • December - 61
  • Total City Emergency Incidents in First Due Area - 775

* The number of Incidents exceeds the number of Runs because of calls handled by covering engine companies.