Fire Department

Fire Department

Proudly Serving Chico Since 1873

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Our Mission

To provide the highest quality fire, rescue, and emergency services to the Chico community in a caring and professional manner.


How can I get Public Records?

You may make a request on the City of Chico’s Next Request Portal via the City Clerk’s Office.
Upon receipt of a records request, the City Clerk’s Office will notify Chico Fire Administration who will prepare the copy within 10 days, or notify you of a delay. The fees for reports vary based on the quantity of reports requested and the type of information. 


Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP)

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You can find the final Community Wildfire Protection Plan here.
The City of Chico, located where the Northern Sacramento Valley meets the foothills of the Southern Cascade mountains, is not unfamiliar with catastrophic wildfire. The deadly and destructive Camp Fire in 2018 nearly burned into city limits, and many other large fires have burned in the foothills east of town in the past. Recent urban conflagrations including the 2017 Tubbs Fire and 2021 Marshall fire have illuminated the potential for high-consequence wildfire events to occur in densely-built urban landscapes.


History of Chico Fire

Historic photo of Chico Firefighters

Chico Fire Department has a long history serving the Chico community, dating back to the 1800’s and Chico’s incorporation.

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