Butte Unit

Butte County Cooperative Fire Protection is a full service regional fire and rescue provider that dates back to 1931. With the combination of State, county, and local resources, the citizens and visitors of Butte County benefit from a cost effective organizational structure of the highest level. The collective effort of this cooperative system is provided by CAL FIRE, Butte County, the Cities of Gridley and Biggs and the Town of Paradise. We are grateful to our elected and appointed officials for embracing the regional fire protection model which builds a strong relationship and commitment to serve with integrity.

To protect the people of Butte County, their lives, property and livelihood, from fire and other threats to life safety in a caring and professional manner.

We are CAL FIRE serving the Butte County Fire Department, Biggs & Gridley Fire Departments and the Town of Paradise Fire Department providing public safety and all risk emergency services to the citizens and visitors of Butte County as part of a dynamic and cooperative regional response team. Our career and volunteer members, work side by side as a team, proud to serve the communities in which we live. We treat one another with respect and dignity and are guided by our core values. We are focused on comprehensive training, supported with quality equipment, and fire apparatus, and guided by policies and procedures that enable our Department to deliver quality emergency services to the citizens of Butte County.

Butte Fire Plan

The Butte Unit Fire Management Plan documents the assessment of the fire situation within the unit; it includes stakeholder contributions and priorities, and identifies strategic areas for pre-fire planning and fuel treatment as defined by the people who live and work with the local fire problem.

Butte 2011 Fire Plan Documents Size
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Contact Butte Unit

176 Nelson Ave
Oroville, California  95965
Phone: (530) 538-7111
Fax: (530) 538-7401


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Butte County, California
  • Plumas County, California

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